''The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it''
We often aim at an utopian idealism by creating mirror-images of a perfect life. However, the less perfect aspects of life should not be ignored.
When I was seven years old, I had to face death as the inevitable closure of the cycle of life; my father died.
We are increasingly inclined to trim down damages, holes and obstacles in our lives by contrast, it is my intention to leave these ‘faults’ or ‘failures’ in my work, both structurally and formally.
I investigate those attributes in search for a new meaning and destiny.
As a child, I had worn-down slippers for shoes. Not daring to show the holes in them to my mother, I remade these slippers into a boat, a car or an island. I invented a new context for each particular slipper, giving it a new identity. Reality and image got blurred.