"Ego Art" is a long overdue term coined by Artist Timothy John
Cody, of Long Island, New York. It has roots
in modern art schools such as Dadaism, and Expressionism.
The term is used
to describe an art form
which utilizes and recognizes the ego's role in the production
of art. Ego-art is a method for rediscovering the true nature
of self, and identifying the ego's control over
landscape. In duality, the Ego and the Self struggle to be heard in the artistic
process. Ego Art is either the elaboration or the realization of The Egos power over
our lives. It seeks to damn culture, consumerism, materialism and Desire, with an edification and exaltation of the Self. Holistic oneness.
Any work of art that deals directly with Egocentric ideals or fallacies. (e.g Habitual conditioning, insecurity, fears).
Ego Art is a complex
elaboration and attempt to realign
the artist or the audience, with the felt
presence of experience. Ego Art is in a way, a rejection
of the Ego, and an empowerment of Self
. By understanding the confining nature
of the ego, one can overcome and realize it in their
simply put. "Ego-Art is never the ending
battle between the Self
and the ego to define the nature