GALLERY

Would I Lie to You: the Art of Politics and Propaganda

Propaganda is being delivered so effectively by governments worldwide that their goal for the attainment of even more wealth and position seems assured while responsible and accountable behaviour appears immaterial. In response to the mass confusion created by those in power through media channels, and consequently to the helplessness we often feel due to excessive and conflicting information, in 2016 I exhibited a series of ten augmented reality oil paintings of world leaders and media 'influencers' created from rubbish found on the streets of Edinburgh. This exhibition coincided with the November 2016 US presidential election. Each artwork can be scanned with my CreativMuse app to trigger the AR experience portraying a very different narrative to that which the ‘sitters’ perpetuate.

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Rupert Murdoch

Media: NFTs, Oil and rubbish on canvas

Year: 2016

Collection: 2020 NFTs, Would I Lie to You

Size (H x W): 90cm x 90cm (2 ft 11 ins x 2 ft 11 ins)

Boris Johnson

Media: NFTs, Oil and rubbish on canvas

Year: 2016

Collection: 2020 NFTs, Would I Lie to You

Size (H x W): 90cm x 90cm (2 ft 11 ins x 2 ft 11 ins)

Vladimir Putin

Media: NFTs, Oil and rubbish on canvas

Year: 2016

Collection: 2020 NFTs, Would I Lie to You

Size (H x W): 90cm x 90cm (2 ft 11 ins x 2 ft 11 ins)

Donald Trump

Media: NFTs, Oil and rubbish on canvas

Year: 2016

Collection: 2020 NFTs, Would I Lie to You

Size (H x W): 90cm x 90cm (2 ft 11 ins x 2 ft 11 ins)