These drawings by Adam Riches caught my eye — they’re like the analogue equivalent of Espen Kluge’s generative portraits.
Scribbled portraits of brooding figures by Adam Riches
Artist Adam Riches uses pen and ink to create frenetic portraits of brooding anonymous figures. The monochrome illustrations emerge out of blank backgrounds, with broad, gestural lines skittering and looping across the paper … In a recent video interview with BBC, the artist explains, “the drawings are quite intuitive and are done spontaneously. They reveal themselves as I’m making them.”