ten revised postcards, ca. 10 x 10,5
ten revised business
envelopes, ca. 21 x 11 cm.
Postcards: “....on my travels I also feel the urge to draw. I need nothing more than a ballpoint pen, fine sandpaper and the postcards that I buy at the nearest newspaper kiosk. In the hotel room, I move the table to the window and have fun changing the surface of the postcards with the sandpaper and pen until the postcard turns into something completely new, completely different. I later developed this technique further in the studio, pasting things on, for example...”
Business letter envelopes: “... the address window in business letter envelopes remind me of the little doors in the Advent calendars of my childhood. I began to play with the envelopes and include them in my work by drawing on them and adding postage stamps, a logo, other stamps, etc. Next, I put material such as glossy images, magazine photos and my own small doodles in the envelope under the address window. Everything eventually fused into a poetic complete image, and something destined for the dustbin transfomed into something different, unique and new…”