Being able to use art as a way of escapism has been the most consistent thing in my life. Dissociation and overthinking is what inspires my art work. Creating for me is not only a way of expression. It is how I regulate my emotions and ground myself.
Most of my self-portraits are an interpretation of depersonalization and derealization. It’s meant to show what it feels like when you either don’t feel like you’re real, or when your surrounding does not feel real.
Extract from Dino Pearl autobiography. Read More