Glitch Works, 2020-2023
In 2020 I started a work series that reproduced digital visual glitches to highlight dissociative states — click here for my thoughts on this series.
The works are made in oil on canvas or pencil on paper. It’s an aesthetics that originates in the misinterpretation of digital data — when files are saved corruptly, or their image data gets interpreted incorrectly. This series explores what happens when you apply this visuality to portraiture: after caring for years about compositions featuring many individuals, I wanted to turn my focus onto one individual at a time.
Works of this series were exhibited at the solo show “Salon #1” at Untitled Projects (2021), at Art Karlsruhe (2022) and WIKAM Frühjahrsmesse (2022), and at gallery twenty-six (2022), Forum Kunst Contemporary (2023) and Galerie Heimo Bachlechner (2022) — and they have been essential to my Trauma – solo exhibition at Museum Angerlehner (2021).
that child is violated."
"Creating Love", John Bradshaw
To know love we have to invest time and commitment."
Three is a wonderful number when considering the passing of time: things begin, progress — and ultimately always end. Within and throughout, life offers space for endless events; myriad stories with shapeless facets.
That’s where trauma originates.
The endless Yin and Yang mysteries
of not being