Nameless Hundred 71
Pen, ink, on acrylic on canvas
50 x 65 cm
The Nameless Hundred 71 is inspired by and refers to Max Ernst's La Femme 100 Tetes. Like Ernst's work, this series is also made up of collaged images appropriated from film stills, history journals and pictures from the internet. Utilizing modernist forms such as surrealism & dada, constructivism & futurism- both in the fields of visual arts and cinema- these pieces allude to a speculative history of a realized Utopian dream.
Victor Balanon (born 1972, Manila, Philippines) started to study Dental Medicine at the University of the East in 1989. He left school however, a year short of finishing his studies, choosing to pursue and develop his interest in art. A self-taught artist, he has worked as an illustrator creating artworks for film, independent comics and underground music labels. He later studied film and animation at the Mowelfund Film Institute producing two animated short films as a res….