This work was created in these days of “lockdown”. Sitting at my kitchen table, feeling isolated. I started to experiment with small scale portraits folded into my cornflakes and pasta plastic containers, thinking of how we became afraid of each other. How literally the pandemic illustrated principles of boundary is the source of inspiration for this series. Social distancing has opened up a new arena for reflection on the human psyche and its emotional disturbances like obsession, isolation, anxieties, and confusion.
This work represents a kind of maze, a static journey through the physical, emotional, practical and paradoxical play between the individual and the collective; Isolated heads locked in transparent boxes, floating yet attached, still dependent and effected by one and other.
This series is a continuation of my paintings that analyses social role models, integration of the individual in social structures, and human as a symbol of the current "conditio humana”.