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Chasing Patterns is a collection of line drawings that invites us to lift our perspective from the weeds of everyday life to discover imaginary landscapes. They are inspired by unique details that Ofo observes from nature (linear forms in rock sediments, tree barks), photographs of landscapes via satellite imagery or movement inspired by afro contemporary dance. All created with ink on paper, Ofo portrays these drawings as projections of an alternative perspective that lies somewhere between reality and her imagination. The drawings have evolved through 3 main phases: Pre Transit, In Transit and Post Transit.

Pre Transit forms the foundation of Chasing Patterns. In this series, the artist uses basic elements of line, shape and pattern to create her compositions. The Pre Transit drawings were inspired by the artist's desire to escape from monotonous experiences that are repetitive markers of everyday life.

The In Transit series is inspired by satellite photographs of landscapes. During this phase of the project, Ofo researched the systematic creative process of the artist through her masters thesis titled, "From the Hand to the Machine." This phase of the project also pushes the medium beyond ink and paper into digital fabrication methods.

Post Transit,
the current and final phase of the project, continues to explore line drawings through other media. Post Transit questions to what extent technology defines the work and creative process of the artist. By starting off with a line drawing created by hand and ending up with a variation of it – recreated with photography or motion design, the artist emphasises the value of “the hand” as the foundational basis for her work. The final output, as experienced through digital media, cannot exist without the original drawing made by hand.