Artist Statement

In my work I deal with intermediate levels of human perception and investigate whether categories such as body, mind and emotion can be shifted or dissolved. I work with intuitively perceived visions of bodies or objects. On a visual level, they transform into abstract forms that evade designation or categorization and create a tension between the known and unknown as well as the familiar and unfamiliar. I am interested in what lies in the subtle space in between.

Future issues related to modern technologies, post-humanism but also ideas from pop culture such as science fiction or concepts from religion and mysticism play an important role as a source of inspiration.

In my artistic practice I put a focus on ceramic materials such as stoneware and porcelain. These correspond through their ability for transformation to my approach and contrast with their sensuality with the abstract content in my works.

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