When I paint I always start from an ink blot on which I unleash my imagination. I play with the image by using different materials, techniques and layers.
Sometimes I work with bright colours and sometimes with dark ones. Emotion is the common theme throughout my entire oeuvre, where I let myself be inspired by nature. I look for the unity between all living things.
In order to represent these images I challenge myself. The more strange the more fascinating. Initially what appears to be recognizable does not always turn out to be that way afterwards. This is how I give shape to the deformity and give the image a surrealistic touch.
My intention is to question the way I think about myself as an artist, and in doing so I work with series that express my feelings of that one period. I always ask myself different questions about the end result. What went into me consciously or unconsciously, or what did the subconscious brings to the surface?
Besides drawing and painting I also work with video. Just as paintings are made up of layers, so are videos. By combining a painting with a video I want to go a step further. For example, in my video the animal gets a different identity and dynamics.
Joannes Késenne, Phd, Teacher of Art Psychology, PXL-Mad School of Arts:
"It is a nuanced balance between abstraction and figuration. Boundaries are being explored. There are colours that seem to breathe and lines that subtly search for a vanishing point. It is never between the lines of colour. It's the edges, in the positive sense of the word (...)'.