Each of this series’ landscapes has an individual title. I used layers of paint on canvas to create an intricate sense on the surface. I also used polychromos (permanent lead) pencils to give compelling effects on the compositions. I enjoyed getting lost and found in the passages between the layered colours while the white paint creates an ethereal reality on the canvases.
“Her work interprets Japan’s native nature aesthetic, which colours her perspective with its placement of nature at the centre of its philosophy. Specifically, she is influenced by Shintoism and Zen Buddhism, the latter teaching the beauty of imperfection in nature which is an important part of her aesthetic.” – Zoe Harrington, freelance writer / former editor of Sculpture + Enemies