While portraits are usually very straight forward, a pixelated image makes it a lot more abstract, and thus, requires viewers more effort to digest and recognize. The image is separated into numerous pure color saturated cells, revealing a break-down of reality. It is interesting to see how colors convey mood and meaning without the help of lines.
In this series, so far, I commemorate people who have left us, but also left our generation tremendous treasure. Mix emotions often can trigger richer reaction than pure sadness. A message that translated halfway through can sometime convey more information, or more kinds of interpretation, than a clear instruction.