haunting, yet ever so inviting

repulse, daguerre, type, evil, surreal
Mark Kessell’s visual work grabbed me immediately when I saw it. The blend of repulsion and simultaneous attraction is feverishly strong here, uncomfortable subject matter presented in a raw, utterly original style… 

We seem, often, to be collectively suffering a cognitive version of Anton-Babinski syndrome, (sometimes known as “Anton’s Delusion”) a rare brain disorder in which a blind person denies their disability and behaves as if they can see – often with disastrous consequences.

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