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"In search for hidden knowledge"
Diary drawing as a way to uncover "Tacit Knowledge". Tacit knowledge is the hidden knowledge behind our conscious practices and decision making. How can one make this non tangible, foundational know-how visible? I position myself in a working situation where I simply start drawing and...
"The eye dwells in the picture"
To paint is to travel. The hand work - from the sweeping broad overview to the details and back. The gaze inhabits the picture, it walks around looking for a temporary home. When the painting concerns me it becomes my home - for a while anyway. Several of the houses have biographical significance...
"Age of technology and painting as resistance."
There is a compulsive reflex to describe intent and prescribe meaning to everything in the world. This need to label and order entities to have everything in neat boxes is effective when building databases but not when it become the dominant way to handle everything in life. Leveling down...