Flash animation, 13 1/2 x 16 inches (monitor)
Petra Cortright operates in the interface between digital painting and technology. In her Flash video, Tropic Fish_Invert_Painting digital fish swim around among gestural brushstrokes, air bubbles and transparency strips.
“We are in a weird time, where everyone thinks everything has to make some kind of a commentary, and not to say that work isn’t important, but I am okay with making something that is just an escape.”*
*Culture Magazine PETRA CORTRIGHT: YOUNG ARTISTS 2018. KAT HERRIMAN