In the late 1990s I re-discovered drawing and calligraphy. Over the next 20 years I perused asemic calligraphy with passion. The journey took me deep into the world of flow, performances in bizarre places, exhibitions across Europe and the USA, the art industry, and deep inside myself. I've put my paint brush down now... no more painting. I've taken calligraphy into a different part of my life...
In 2015 Gerngross agreed to transport my studio into their main display window. I spent a week working on Eris, a Greek Goddess. It was an amazing experience... 48 hours of non-stop painting, in an incredibly hot, very public space... but strangely private, because I kept my back to the audience and, the display window is sound proof... rocked it
I did a lot of painting in discos and night clubs ... Why? It was fun, great sound systems, strange environment to practice zen style calligraphy, and it was all about bringing painting to a place where the viewers got a real kick out of seeing the painting grow over night.
Australian Salt Water Crocodile
400 x 113 cm, Ink on paper, 2010
An anatomically correct, x-ray view of a Female, Australian, Saltwater Croc.
'Nuit' Egyptian Goddess of the moon.
India Ink on paper, 140 x 140 cm, 2013
Egyptian Goddess of the sky and heavenly bodies. Every evening Nuit swallows the sun, Ra, and gives birth to it every morning. Every morning she swallows the stars and protects them during the day, and gives birth to them in the evening. She protects the dead when they enter the afterlife.
'Chronos' Greek God of sequential time.
India ink on paper, 140 x 140 cm, 2014
Chronos, in this story, is the personification of one aspect of time… the destructive element of sequential, ordered, measurable time which eventually eats everything as it passes from the present into the past.
Caerus. Greek God of the moment
India ink on paper, 210 x 100 cm, 2014
Flink und Frech
India ink on paper.