We Lived Like Kings

Ongoing project by Emil Kozak (Denmark, 1980). These pieces are primarily made from found images, or a mix between several. Most of them have been found in the endless stream of “funny” photos that are being spread all over the internet. I have chosen the ones, that for me seem to have an underlying meaning. Since these images are usually being consumed and thrown away into cyperspace at rapid speeds, I thought it made sense to paint or draw them, so an actual physical example would exist.

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Two Camaramen killed by Israeli Missile placed on suburban street, 2011

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Cat fail, 2011

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Man on bed with firearms, 2011

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32 cellphones, 2011

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Still Life 1, 2012

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Traffic, 2011

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Drop cannonballs, not bombs, 2011

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Counterstrike, 2011