The image, whether it is a face or not, is me, a reflection of the self, a way to reveal something about oneself. The inside, that turns to the outside, that makes visible what might otherwise remain hidden, the disease that shows itself on the discoloration of the cheek and on the dark rings under […]
These portraits have been my obsession in the past 8 months. I create a fictional opposite who I start an intense relationship with. Back and forth our communication goes, for hours, I change minuscule things in the expressions, the eyes, the skin-tone, until a weird perfection is achieved and I feel like I made a […]
This year’s paintings have been a continuation of my past exploration of colors and nature. The leaf-gesture has accompanied me for the past year, finding it’s way into almost all my drawings and paintings.
The writing through material club (Dunja Krcek and Christina Kehrer) organized a short-term symposium with the beautiful title “unfinished sympathies” where we could bring all the clutter that we collected the past year and finish it there. We worked on plastics, old bills, used copying-paper and cloth and exchanged our favorite poetry and art-writing for […]
These paintings seem to slowly drift from summer into autumn just like the season when they were painted. I spent a summer painting in a ceramics factory in Burgenland. The foundation of the paintings is made of natural soils, the paint on top is oil color.
I was asked to exhibit in the “Schaufenster Denis”, an off-space that only consists of a shop-window as part of a Kebap-restaurant. The exhibition was part of “MUSAO (Museum auf Abwegen) Grundsteingasse”, a bi-annual festival where the road is closed for traffic and the off-spaces and studios on the street organize exhibitions, performances, concerts and […]