LANDSCAPE “… Landscape painting is for me not restricted to its strict sense of reproducing an image.
To me, it is more an adequate means of expressing certain areas of my emotional worlds.
Whether it be the volcanoes of Hawaii or New Zealand, the desert, or indeed the dreadful
experience of the devastating tsunami in South East Asia, which has irreversibly shaken
much of my certainty about life, it is the thought that we in our urban spaces, in which everything
is tailored to our human requirements, are warping our natural senses and instincts
towards nature are degenerating, resulting in inevitable overestimation of ones’s abilities,
which is becoming shockingly clearer to me with every confrontation with actual or potential
natural disasters … “