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Artist Statement

I am interested in the ways in which things and beings look alive, what gives them a sense of animation. With the graphic techniques I can usually capture life by its movements and contrasts, while in painting the use of colour is what gives an image or a person the feeling that it has life in it.

Even though, most of my works are two-dimensional, I believe that the flatness of an image does not have a crucial role in the way in which it is perceived by the viewer. The blow of wind can be drawn on a piece of paper and the bloodstream flowing under the skin can be depicted with paint.

Recently, all my work concentrated on the way I feel about life in general. I pay attention to the things, situations and people who are giving me the impression that there is a flow that naturally drives everything to unexpected experiences. Be it a trip, a face, a word or a situation they can all be seen for a personal point of view and be given a powerful meaning.

In terms of techniques, I have been using a wide variety of them so I can observe how the means can sometimes have an impact on conveying a certain feeling to an idea. I am sometimes contemplative, sometimes excited about something and this is reflected vividly on the outcome.

 

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