This painting stands at the cradle of my becoming as an artist. It is inspired by a painting of Dali (The Last Supper) and contains all the main actors that have got a heavy influence upon the way I developed my personal style and philosophy. In the center figures Leonardo da Vinci, which I consider … Continue reading Last Supper on Utila
Twilight Utila is in the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge. Its boundaries are those of imagination and it lies behind a door that you unlock with a key of magic. What is the Utila Twilight … Continue reading Twilight Utila
Fish chasing a pelican in the Bay of Utila
The Island of Utila has a quality that forces the attentive observer sometimes to reconsider the natural order of things. It might sound a little blasé, but wealth and education don't carry here the same weight as it does in most other places. It's an island that, apart from his tropical climate and beautiful nature, … Continue reading Fish chasing a pelican in the Bay of Utila
Utila’s Galactic Nomads
Utila is a travel destination that lies a little of the beaten path. Hence it's inhabited and visited by a very eclectic crowd of pirates, outlaws, artists, digital nomads, and a couple of aliens who shipwrecked and just washed up here.
Party cave on Utila
La Cueva is a little drinking hole on Utila that is popular among the young backpackers because it's situated right at the ferry dock in the middle of town, stays open till late night, their pricing is among the most affordable on the Island, and their music and bohemian ambiance is much loved by the … Continue reading Party cave on Utila
Utila’s Bandu Beach at Sunset
Bandu beach is just a two minutes walk away from our house and is our preferable spot to watch sunset. Like everywhere in the tropics, sunset is proceeding fast: between dusk and the moment the sun disappears behind the horizon there lies an approximative 30 minutes timespan. That is however compensated by the fact that … Continue reading Utila’s Bandu Beach at Sunset
Welcome to Utila
This post is the first in a series of 13 impressions of my winter residency Utila. You can find the Island of Utila in the Caribbean. It consists of a small coral reef that has roughly about 5,000 inhabitants, of which about half of them are expatriates. It forms part of the Bay Islands, an … Continue reading Welcome to Utila
The Connection between Writing and Painting
The featuring image of this post carries the images of Borges and Dali. While Borges was a key figure in Spanish-language and international literature, Dali was was a Spanish surrealist artist renowned for his technical skill, precise draftsmanship, and the striking and bizarre images in his work . I almost forgot it, but I started this page a couple of … Continue reading The Connection between Writing and Painting
About Secrecy in Art
Those who keep a close eye on my blog, will probably have noticed that not much was happening on my website. That is because I’m secretly working on the concept of an installation that involves a huge grant and is also some new territory for my artistic activities. The curious among your may already wrinkle … Continue reading About Secrecy in Art
Painting in the Dark
Between the 4th and the 6th of November 2022 I attended a conference called Waving, organized by the department of intermedia art of the Art Academy in Krakow. In the fringes of this conference one of the organizers of the conference ran a small experiment called "Breath, the combination of breath and drawing with the … Continue reading Painting in the Dark
Architecture in the Dark
Architecture in the Dark seeks to explore the forgotten qualities of space. The baby – snail brings in focus the bodily identification with the environmental experience, an awareness that may be a conduct to new paths of psychological discovery. This canvas seeks to explore the heterotopic conditions of space and architecture in relation to our … Continue reading Architecture in the Dark
Dancing in the Dark
I recently started a new series that I’ve named Art in the Dark. The most stylistic characteristics of this series are that all the works have a different artistic theme, supported by a hyperbolic geometrical concept, and are executed upon a black canvas. The first installment of this series is called Dancing in the Dark. … Continue reading Dancing in the Dark
The Da Vinci Trinity
Although Leonardo Da Vinci had no formal academic training, many historians and scholars regard him as the prime exemplar of the "Universal Genius" or "Renaissance Man", an individual of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination." He is widely considered one of the most diversely talented individuals ever to have lived. He studied engineering, sculpting, painting, … Continue reading The Da Vinci Trinity
The Binary Perspective
The featured image is an installation of two canvasses that explores the binary nature of the reality by contrasting male to female, water to fire, vertical to horizontal, oval to rectangle, natural to artificial, and much more ...
The Connected Mind
Art inspired by some hopes and fears how future brain implants may influence humankind.
Santa is a legendary character, originating in Western culture, who is said to bring children gifts on Christmas Eve of toys and candy or coal or nothing, depending on whether they are "naughty or nice". He supposedly accomplishes this with the aid of Christmas elves, who make the toys in his workshop, often said to … Continue reading Big Santa.
The Philosopher’s Chicken.
In search for a contemporary philosopher´s egg, I came to wonder if one of those previous eggs didn’t hatch a philosopher’s chicken. That would make my task lots easier than having to go through the laborious process of producing a philosopher´s egg out of thin air (and whatever other substances). The philosopher’s egg is a … Continue reading The Philosopher’s Chicken.
Cryptomathics: the complexity of simplicity.
Ours is the Age of Science; but from a study of most contemporary art, one would find it difficult to infer this most obvious of facts. Contemporary literature, graphic arts, and music, contain remarkably few references to contemporary science—few references even to the metaphysical and ethical problems which contemporary science has raised.A survey showed that … Continue reading Cryptomathics: the complexity of simplicity.
For those who want to know more about the relation between Art and Mathematics.
What is a Cryptomathician?
This a the description of the method that most successful visionary artists apply to their creations.