The question “What is Real?” is becoming a very interesting one in this time of Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality.
Is the News we see and hear Fake or Real? Will Artificial Intelligence take over and will it be Game Over for the Human Race? Or should we chill out and see it as a new exciting Beginning?
Dadara got known in the early nineties when he designed numerous album covers and flyers for the then upcoming house scene in the early nineties.
This, as well as projects as the crying baby speakers and the Greyman statue of No Liberty marked the start of an impressive career as a painter, installation and performance artist, designer, and cartoonist.
His focus shifted this Millenium increasingly to extravagant interactive installations in public space, such as starting his own bank and creating a religion based on social media, many of which were built at the legendary Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert.
His work is a kind of tweaked mirror which looks at our society. A full-colored Black Mirror, but one that has a Rainbow at the end of the tunnel. With his current series of Mandalas he created meticulously crafted round spinning paintings with lots of detail providing a meditative focus in a world which seemingly spins out of control.