Light, shadows and their different shades have always fascinated me. My big passion is to observe. I enjoy seeing a beautiful light on, for example, a leaf that glitters to on a tea cup or reflects on a table surface and the shades, glitter and reflections on the shadow side of them. Particularly fascinating is how the color of light changes the mood.
The motifs in my paintings are moods.
I mostly paint the light and the shadows that I have studied in my immediate surroundings interiors from our home or my studio, exteriors from our garden and the view of our home town.
During the last couple of years, I have been working with the themes of time and the duration of it by concentrating my eye on the world of shadows. I have been collecting shadows of Artworks and Artefacts as well as their audiences. I have developed these images into independent works on paper. Shadows of three-dimensional objects transform into figure planes. Taken out from their original context, the images don't show the origin of the artwork but something new.
In this world of shadows, I'm interested in the idea that the shadows are not meant to be observed but are something which makes us experience the space around us and the passing of time. Darkness as a metaphor of the time running is inspiring and even mystical. The silence of the shadows and their immateriality is transformed into images on paper. The nature of the works is half abstract, and in the end, it is not essential to know the origin of the pictures. They are something in between things.