Paul Laffoley and “Outsider Infographics”
Painted on large canvases, the majority of Paul Laffoley's paintings combine words and imagery to depict a spiritual architecture of explanation (which I define as “outsider infographics”)
These addressed complex concepts like dimensionality, time travel (through 'hacking' relativity), connection of diverse philosophies, and theories about the cosmic origins of mankind.
“I was subjected to a routine cat-scan of my head. As a result, a miniature metallic-like "implant" was discovered in my brain near the pineal gland. A local chapter of MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) declared it to be a "nanotechnological laboratory" capable of accelerating or retarding my brain activity.
I have come to believe that the implant is extraterrestrial in origin and is the main motivation of my ideas and theories.”
His work spans from the 60s to the 90s, and in many ways predated or reflected early computing interfaces.