Expect ambiguity



Thoughts of centering
Marker on paper, 50x50 cm, 2014

»Where does the expectation come from, that everything will be  identical in the morning, as it was in the evening, allthough everything is different in the day as in the night ?«


I follow the line on which the meaning falls over. The line from which the three semantic levels separate: image, symbol and the presence of material and gesture. I activate the search for an unambiguous interpretation, the creation of structure and order.

The drawings are multistable. There is no such thing as situational unambiguousness. One moment of recognition is spontaneously replaced by another, for seeing is a process of constant change, in which Perception and interpretation are constantly reorganized.

I detect the poetry in the feeling of disorientation. Disorientation emerges only in the interspaces between the moments of apparently unambiguous understanding. This interspaces expose the ambiguity - the constructiveness of our reality.


Where I´m not, it´s beautiful, also







Where I am not, it´s beautiful, also
Ink and marker on canvas, 180x110cm, 2016

You can be here and  somewhere else at the same time.


The horizon is a imaginary line. It splits the ground on which we stand from heaven, the infinite space of possibility. Directly on the horizon line is the longed-for, the opposite, the other bank.
A symmetry axis is a imaginary line. It makes instability stable, creates order in chaos, and above all makes asymmetry visible.  The horizon is an asymmetry axis.



Allow complexity




When liquid ink hits the paper, it doesn't show what has to happen, but what can happen.

You can also make a difference. But if you try to plan everything in advance and to obey your rules, you  will  fail. Fortunately. Because reality is too complex.

I am often asked whether this or that mark arises intentionally or coincidentally. Coincidence benefits only those who want to recognize its possibilities, the other only gets in the way of it. We usually agree on intuition rather than intention.







Alignment,
ink on folded paper, 27,5 x 79 cm, 2016



Virgin Territory


sitespecific installation,
black women's stockings, filled with sand,
elastic cords
ca. 8m x 1,70m, 2016

when you load the horizon with weights, an imaginary space opens up. I called it »virgin territory«