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Over the last few years, Felix has been making affectionate replicas of vandalized artworks. In the new work, produced during his residency at Gasworks, he mimics the methodical protocol which seeks to quantify beauty. A number of scientific reports have demonstrated that a composite face is usually deemed more attractive than any one particular face.

If beauty lies in the general, it cannot matter what is generalized, says Felix. His paintings are indexing ugly faces. A scrolling video composite of all these portraits recreates a standard of stock-beauty by averaging them out.