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HOPE

Mixed Media

Everyday I get inspired by moments and situations that living in Roumania offers me. Since my stay here, I have had the opportunity to talk to a lot of Romanians and Hungarians. As the time passed, I started to be able to grasp the complex and huge variety of the culture. But I also saw different aspects of a life in a totally different existence from what I knew.

 

From what I observed the bond between the family members is immensely strong. Some people still have a very powerful connection to their religion. They draw their purpose and optimism form it. It's beautiful to see them all gathering in churches and celebrating HOPE and LOVE.

 

But knowing that Romanian is a fairly poor country there is a huge waste problem which clouds this optimism.

Walking through the forests stumbling across waste is inevitable. Old clothes, damaged furniture, industrial waste and even construction waste dumps are scattered all over the forest. Although the local police roam the forest daily in hope to stop the illegal waste dumping, it unfortunately has shown no success.

 

So I started to collect some of the materials that I found on these dumps in participation of a more ecological and new way of creating art.

MiniMarket, Mixed Media on stone

15x15cm, Romania 2019

Snow, Mixed Media on stone

17x17cm, Romania 2018

Summer, Mixed Media on stone

18x18cm, Romania 2020

Cuddly toy, Mixed Media on stone

12x13cm, Romania 2019

Sunday,  Mixed Media on stone.

16x13cm, Romania 2018

Cloudy, Mixed Media on wood.

16x20cm, Romania 2019

Industry, Mixed Media on tile.

10x10cm, Romania 2018

Trees, Mixed Media on wood.

16x20cm, Romania 2019

Culture Vibes, Mixed Media on wood.

20x16cm, Romania 2018

Flying city, Mixed Media on paper.

34 x 24cm, Romania 2019

Rain, Mixed Media on paper.

19 x 25cm, Romania 2019

Streets of Romania

Streets of Romania 1/2, Mixed Media on paper

41,5x29,5cm, Romania 2020

Flying Market, Mixed Media on stone.

32x20cm, Romania 2018

Scooter, Mixed Media on wood.

25x19cm, Romania 2018

Car watching, Mixed Media on wood.

25x19cm, Romania 2020

House, Mixed Media on paper.

34 x 24cm, Romania 2019

Mask, Mixed Media on canvas fabric.

29,5x19cm, Romania 2019

Streets of Romania

Streets of Romania 2/2, Mixed Media on paper

41,5x29,5cm, Romania 2020