Studio 102 - Shane Izykowski
Azu is a Visual Artist
My dark art explores the idea of a narrative portrayal, with believably realistic characters, in a slightly unsettling realm. I paint people I know, places I've explored and animals that have crossed my path. With the horror film genre in the forefront of mainstream cinema and television, I often wonder why horror and the dark arts are not more widely accepted.
My mission is to create work that invokes the need to explore a wider narrative, carefully wrapped within the confines of a dark world. My hope is that the curiosity you experience will transform your preconceptions of what dark art means to you, and make it much more acceptable for you to fall in love with the notion that through tragedy and loss, we can find what it is that makes us human.