We received a message in our Submissions bin from an artist calling himself “Digital Mack,” who makes electronic images of compressed visual intensity. As I looked at his work, I realized that the images seemed to be moving in front of my eyes. Or in my eyes, vibrating into my brain. (I was otherwise sober.) They also reminded me of the skateboard and graffiti art my brother, a tattoo artist in New York, has loved since our childhood. I stared at each piece—faces and eyeballs, subtle patterns—and felt an oscillating time dimension, layers of color and emotion. Transmission received.
I replied, struck up a conversation, and learned a bit of DM’s story. And now he’s collaborating with the crew on website and promotional pieces, including a series of #LitGeeks memes for our upcoming reading of Geek Love and our new Microdoses banner art. Here, we’re delighted to introduce you to his work in its purest form.
—Marco V Morelli
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