I slip on my skinny jeans and amble out into the marketplace of new minted cities in search of an artisanal loaf of bread and the latest transmitter to plug into my brain-drain. I marvel at those around me. Their elegant attire. Holograms from the latest and greatest t.v. zombie mashup. They don’t even know the derivation of the word Zombie. An empty hunger fuels them forward. Each like a claw reaching for a stuffed animal in an arcade game.
__ St. Thomas, The Necromancer
Thomas van der Krogt explores the theme of consumerism reaching cannibalistic excesses in a nod to both German Expressionism in this caustic woodcut.
9”x12” 22.8cm x 30.5 cm on Series 400 Strathmore Printmaking Paper
Edition of 8