About "a matter of
In this new series I deal with
the question what we believe in today’s society and which ideologies shape us.
Have consumption and technology become our new substitute religions?
By superimposing sacred spaces
with profane buildings, I blur the clear boundaries of both worlds to give new
interpretations to these questions.
About my work in general:
I question our world and our view
of it. The conditio humana - the nature of man and the human being as
creator and destroyer is crucial in most of my works. Due to the inhomogeneity
of the used pictorial elements I create new thematic references. In my
collages, I combine various photographs of nature, architecture with painted
fragments and structures. Time and space, new and old, overlap both in form and
substance. I create mysterious and atmospheric scenes that leave room for the
viewers own interpretations and associations.
About my technique and Material:
With my specially developed
technique, I transfer the digital artwork into an original work in which the
haptic materiality plays a major role. In a complex process the artwork is
printed on a canvas which is covered completely with leaf silver and then
poured into epoxy resin. This gives the works an optical depth and a special
quality of the surface. The silver in the background makes the colors shine
from the inside out - so the pictures have a different appearance from every