There is a lot of visual noise in navigating contemporary queer culture. Matto Lucas' practice concerns itself with an 'artist-as-anthropologist' study. Within this framework, he has attempted to not only contemplate the semiotic value of symbols and iconography of modern tech-based avatar interactions, but also to represent a series of 'self portrait' of sorts - using the 'other' as a study for the illustrations. What are the value of our connections and communications with each other at the moment? What do these interactions mean to one-another and how do they shape our visual landscape as gay men?