Factor, Age & Means (F-A-M)
In F-A-M, data, motivations and external influences are transfixed in coded autobiography onto paintings on canvas. Dry data points serve as a formal and compositional framework for painting:
Week 33 of 2018 - today
The Factor quantifies the supposed artistic success. Based on the dimensions of the picture, it determines the selling price of an individual painting. (chart element shape: bar chart)
The Age influences the assigned value of the artistic work. It is associated with craftsmanship and experience. (chart element shape: bar chart)
The financial Means for this project are recorded on the basis of the financial expenses and income, as they relate to the painting series.
(chart element shape: area chart)
Narrative and figurative content within the paintings are of biographical origin: ciphers
for personal experiences within certain data periods. The titles of the individual paintings are naming those same time respective periods.
Financial income, such as a sale of a F-A-M painting has a direct effect on the form and composition of the following pictures: A sale not only causes an increase in financial Means, which shows up as a sudden high in the area diagram, but also, as a sign of success, has a long-term impact on the Factor.