Art Vs Rehab: An excellent website

I’ve just come across an excellent website for anyone who’s lives have been caught up with the twin-play of art and addiction, called: Art v’s Rehab. The site contains a collection of documents called it’s ‘Critical Tool Kits’: “They will help you explore six key themes currently affecting the relationship between art and addiction, homelessness, […]

Digital Artwork: Needle Fetish II

Original digital artwork by iopan. March 2016. The following is an abstract from an academic paper available from www.academia.edu. Governing the injecting drug user: Beyond needle fixation Ian Walmsley University of the West of England, UK   Abstract This article offers a critical contribution to the debate on a problematic ‘type’ of injecting drug use […]

Three from iopan

— iopan (Richard Proffitt) The images above were first painted in acrylics on canvas, but have been re-worked through the use of the computer – ie they have been digitised, re-drawn using Adobe Illustrator. Although this process has cleaned up the images, I still tried to stay true to the original colour schemes.

追龙 (Chase the dragon)

  Sleeping, ever dreaming of Nature’s healing touch Curling smoke reveals your denial For everyone to see Burning up dollars and meeting mixed-up friends His head splits open and out comes two perfect orchids   We pin on a badge from 1945 Should have the right effect And the older we become; memory of childhood […]