Early human civilizations started utilizing this fascinating matter. Since then, thousands of applications followed. It has been used for pigmentation of colors for hundreds of years. Artists are widely using the corrosive process in their art work for patina.
I have been working on the creation of structure during the process of oxygenation with different solutions. My studio also is a lab in which I work with all necessary safety precautions (breathing equipment, goggles and skin protection).
The works are characterized by their unique structures mimicking nets of matter corresponding with icy smooth metal layers and cracking surfaces. Inspired by the surface of our planet to the depths of earth’s core. Just like our environment these paintings will „live“ and continue changing over time.