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Open Ateliers 2017 / Exhibition

Many years ago somebody told me he would depart to Stromboli on vacation. Stromboli is one of the volcanic islands belonging to the group of the Aeolian Islands in the North of Sicily. It sounded like a dream to me. I had just watched Rossellini’s movie Stromboli, with a beautiful Ingrid Bergman, but above all […]

Monk by the Sea

One of the most famous German paintings is Caspar David Friedrich’s “Monk by the Sea”, painted 1808-10. Here opposed to a modern day Sri Lankan Monk by the Sea, making a call on his handy.

Déjà vu

On the island of Lipari (in the South of Italy) I visited the cloisters of the Cathedral. Looking at the amazing Norman columns I felt reminded of a more recent artist.  

About found objects: Part 1

One of my favorite ways to start a new piece is to “find”: To find an object with a history or a form that I want to integrate or to transform into something new. Especially the aspect of time and history, the aura, depth and dimension of it, the “connectedness” of everything is very important to me. To recycle. Because […]