Christian Faur’s work harks back to childhood memories of art making with the humble wax
crayon; the very familiar material is used in an exciting and unfamiliar way to
explore the complexity and the fate of the pixel within digital photography.
Faur’s individually hand cast crayons are used like ‘pixels’ of wax, meticulously
arranged within frames, which viewed from a distance form photorealistic images
of people and landscapes, and when viewed close up become abstract, the crayon
tips creating a 3D effect – the works are an amazing mix between image and