Be*Street writer Valeria Giampietro dives into an in-depth analysis of Kevin Peterson’s body of work and its connection with cinema. Highlighting the graffiti ridden worlds and the suspension of judgement when perceived through the eyes of a child. The power of youthful isolation and purpose of animal companionship. Visit Be*Street’s website to read the full piece, The Animal Inside: Re-Reading Kevin Peterson’s Hyperreal Art Through Cinema. In our interview with Kevin Peterson, the artist discusses his inspiration, themes, and the animal kingdom. You can find his interview here.
Only the child can open himself up to the magic, Peterson seems to suggest. Only the child can disclose the many-sided varieties of the world without judgement. Only the child can, in other words, overcome moral chaos and corruption.