At the beginning of my creative practice I was expressing my fascination with the harmony of natural forms: the lines of landscape, macro and micro structures, ethereal forms of water, wind and light, process of growth and decay. Later I started using my creations as narratives, as I was focusing on communicating through a language of visual symbols about issues touching the human being as an individual and as a part of society. My particular interest is undertaking ecological, social and mental health issues as subjects in art. For this reason, I am searching for common symbols as well as developing my own language of symbols. Symbolism is a subtle tool – many symbols can reach and be understood by people in an emotional as well as intellectual way, framed by their own individual experience. This is important for bridging our natural differences. I believe such symbols have much more potential for conveying subtle messages than our spoken/written language.
I am inclined to use natural materials (paper, animal and plant fibres) and to include up-cycled materials, which are not normally considered valuable, I am interested in the process and results of transforming something unimportant, even ugly, into beautiful, harmonious and evocative pieces.
Currently my art practice is focused on weaving and paper art. Very recently my interest shifted towards various codes and also an idea of The Matrix! I am developing a concept for large scale Matrix-related projects, possibly combining weaving with other visual effects and sound.