With these artworks I wanted to explore the question what it means to be thrown into this existence. I am interested in childhood. Not in children per se, but in their rising intellectual and emotional concept of the world. Having had the most protected and positive environment a child could have myself, I still remember profound feelings of fear and uncomfortableness about my being brought into existence and being forced to function in a world that seemed frightening to me more than anything else. (more…)
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This is another variant of the “CHILD” series, only small-format, and not panel divisions.
These images were based on a photo series I took of the beautiful baby girl UNA of my dear friend Kathrin. I cannot help myself finding much pain and depth even in the most “innocent” infant’s face.
This is the first or a series of portraits (a self-portrait). The child as a nebula in the constellation of his birth.
These are hand drawings / paintings, again dealing with the issue of the doom and un-understanding of the young person. We can feel, see details – but the greater picture very much escapes us. Possibly this is still so.