99% Darkness is a compilation of recent collaborative paintings and drawings, featuring the night sky. Short scattered texts take inspiration from the cold vast emptiness of space, with applied human longings and hopes.
Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber are founding members of the Royal Art Lodge. Since the dissolution of the influential Winnipeg art collective, Dumontier and Farber continue to work and create art together. Their work is in the permanent collections of: National Gallery of Canada; Vancouver Art Gallery; Canada Council Art Bank; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Centro De Arte Caja De Burgos (Spain); Takashi Murakami (Tokyo); Folkwang Museum (Essen); and La Maison Rouge (Paris). They both reside in Winnipeg, Canada.