Far beyond conventional architecture, he understands working in the street as an urban acupuncture. Modern cities are full of “non-places”, the result of irregular and non inclusive masterplanning. Therefore, paintings can be a kickstarter for those places, working with the local identity, but without becoming yet another tool of social gentrification.
He tries to base her work on experiences. By really considering the space where she creates her work, be it a city, a rural space, an open space or an enclosed space. By trying firstly to understand the conditions that the environment offers, and by not imposing an already established concept on the space. By working with symbolism like flora, the pieces begin to formulate a dialogue about the nature of man and his surroundings. The existential, the real, the pure and the tragic; that which is almost forgotten in modern society.
Corner Nieuwstraat / Schipperstraat