Shamus Clisset, who works under the moniker Fake Shamus, crafts all-digital works that only appear to be sourced from photographs. Taking inspiration from pop culture, historical objects, and other Western elements, he creates figures and scenes with unclear origins. His practice touches modeling, rendering, and animation.
“Clisset’s (works) are made purely through digital means,” a recent statement says. “His guise of Fake Shamus is the god of his invented world, one inhabited by hyper-real, glistening figures and environments. Moulton’s alter ego is Cynthia, a neurotic hypochondriac searching for healing through kitschy consumer products.”