Enjoy this set of images by artist Ashley Mackenzie, title and descriptions below each one.
“Ashley Mackenzie is an artist and illustrator based in Toronto, Ontario. She was born in Victoria, BC and grew up between Vancouver, BC and Edmonton, AB. After studying online for a year through AAU in San Francisco, CA she moved to Toronto to pursue a degree in Illustration at OCADU. Though she loves the challenge of creating complex conceptual illustrations and finding new ways to navigate ideas visually she also enjoys making concept art and decorative illustration. When not drawing she can be found reading, playing videogames or thinking about her next project.”
The wide scale proliferation of serotonin-enhancing antidepressants can suppress sexual desire and may inhibit the ability to fall and stay in love.
Our brains may never be able to fully comprehend the complexities of the universe, but knowing our limitations should not hinder exploration or contemplation.
Technology has made the process of finding information incredibly simple, inhibiting our capacity to become truly knowledgeable
By undermining the nuances of human interaction the internet inadvertently encourages the free reign of negative and often destructive emotional impulses.
Despite our feelings of shared understanding, there’s no real way of knowing if any individual’s experience is the same as another’s.
Filling in the Gaps
As our knowledge of the brain becomes more comprehensive it seems like the idea of the soul exists only in the gaps of our understanding
No Body, No Mind
Despite society’s emphasis on abstract thought, the brain cannot become a mind without a body.
Made for the Light Grey Art Lab Tarot Deck and part of their Tarot, Mystics and the Occult show
A mock cover for American Illustration 88
Mock Op-Ed illustration for an article arguing that the only way bullying can be stopped is by teaching kids to take care of each other