A deeply ingrained memory I cherish is from my early childhood as I repetitively, discreetly and rebelliously peeled, tiny areas of a floral-patterned wallpaper away from my bedroom wall. As I peeled the paper away, I noticed a new, mysterious pattern, an interplay between, under and over the surface.
In transforming the pattern, through playful, tacit and intuitive responses, the pattern also transformed me. This metaphoric touchpaper I believe ignited a way for me to pay attention by embracing curiosity, uncertainty and playfulness all of which have remained integral to my ways of living and working as an artist. My roots in drawing and painting are the foundations upon which my practice as an artist has emerged from.
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