Unanticipated Moments Concealed Inside Tiny Jewelry Boxes by Talwst

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First Flakes of Winter; Mixed Media 2010; 9″ x 2″ x 2.5″

begun Through the Bottom Now We Here pt2 Mixed Media 2013 9" x 2" x 2.5"

Started from Bottom Now We Here pt2; Mixed Media 2013; 9″ x 2″ x 2.5″

Banksy can be your Gran Mixed Media, 3volt filament bulb 2015 2.25" x 2" x 2.5"

Banksy can be your Gran; Mixed Media, 3volt filament light bulb 2015; 2.25″ x 2″ x 2.5″

El Torero Mixed Media 2013 4" x 4" x 4.5"

El Torero; Mixed Media 2013; 4″ x 4″ x 4.5″

summer time when you look at the Winter Mixed Media 2013 3" x 2" x 2.5"

Summer when you look at the Winter; Mixed Media 2013; 3″ x 2″ x 2.5″

Frolic Mixed Media 2013 3" x 2" x 2.5"

Frolic; Mixed Media 2013; 3″ x 2″ x 2.5″

The Troubadour II Mixed Media 2014 1" x 1" x 1.5"

The Troubadour II; Mixed Media 2014; 1″ x 1″ x 1.5″

Der Stuhl. Die Puppe. Das Entartete. Das Genie Mixed Media 2013 2.5" x 3" x 3.25"

Der Stuhl. Die Puppe. Das Entartete. Das Genie; Mixed Media 2013; 2.5″ x 3″ x 3.25″

Ornate jewellery boxes put the phase for tiny painted scenes filled up with nearly-microscopic individual figurines. The boxes are meticulously crafted by Canadian-Trinidadian singer Talwst, just who uses mixed news to explore the narrative of art history in combination with aspects of contrasting cultures. Although his classic cardboard boxes may cast an ancient light regarding the scene, the boxes encapsulate a present time cultural commentary through their particular plans.

Talwst calculates of his studio in Toronto, Ontario and contains a solamente convention during the memorial of Mississauga through April 12th. TALWST will also be collaborating with VICE mag this season to generate a body of work which will appear on newsstands this September. (via BOOOOOOOM)

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