Did moving to London help shape your work in any particular way?
Definitely. It's a big cultural hub and it's super inspiring plus it gives you access to different things all in the same place. I am not talking about opportunities, that's another great feature
of this city, I’m thinking about things you can find here and get. I like to describe London like a small planet in one place, if you are looking for something in particular you will find it in
London, if you don't find it then it doesn't exist. So for me it's inspiring to know that for example I have Kew Gardens that is home to amazing plants and rare species or I have places
like the Welcome collection for medical stuff and also the universities are extremely helpful here for art related projects. But also, you can find all sorts of small genuine shops and places
that have for example rare prints, rare papers, all sort of incredible findings that only this city offers. Not to mention the exposure to images that in this city is amazing. A font of
inspiration that never ends.
X-Rays and flowers are an impactful combination. How
do you choose the themes of your
I like the contrast between nature and the technology
applied to medical science: X-rays, MRIs,
It all reconnects in my mind to what we are inside and t
he questions where we come from,
where are we going to? The beauty of a flowers reminds
me of how mysterious is life and how
great at the same time is to be alive. When I choose t
he themes for my work I like to keep this in
mind and celebrate life. I choose X-rays because they are
beautiful and they show how beautiful
we are inside and outside and I add flowers to convey th
at we are part of the same universe
making the same journey.
Even when I only use X-rays and don't mix with flowers
then I make them really colourful, like a