Teun Hocks

Teun Hocks applies an interesting technique in his series of works where he plays the role of a “middle-aged man caught in variously absurd circumstances.”

First, he constructs scenes in his studio and takes a black and white photograph. He then hand colors the photographs with transparent oil paint, taking precise care in the coloring in order to create specific emotions and atmosphere. The accumulation of these elements makes the environments seem like surreal portals. His films and drawings additionally reveal and delve into these worlds and also give greater insight to his storytelling and creative process.

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