Highly influenced by Martin Heidegger’s thoughts on our being-in-the-world, outlined in his work “Being and Time”, the set of photographs incorporates the motif of spatial circumstances in order to communicate Heidegger’s concept of being thrown into a given world (Geworfenheit) and everyone’s involvement in the everdayness and the state of mind of being fallen (Verfallen) or of projecting oneself (Entwerfen).
Flatland, a fictive two-dimensional world, in which figures appear as lines due to their confinement to a flat plain induced an experimental investigation into typography. Aiming to reveal each letters’ individual shape and its unique characteristics to be identified as figure in 'Flatland' by showing the 26 alphabetic characters from the four different compass directions.
The Wonder of Science
Inspired by the motifs of scientific explorers who are opening paths to unknown territory, the transformation of the “The Wonder Book of Science” resulted in a set of abstract portraits, produced by over-layering single text shapes of each chapter of the book. These portraits literally express the physical routes, the reader has to follow in order to read about scientific subjects.
Words About Words
Fascinated by the idea that art/design is less than just an aesthetic product to be looked at, but rather a product of intellectual activity, which can and should be read, this project embraces the dichotomy between content and form of an art object. This resulted in the engagement with word plays as well as self-referentially constructed works of art and their interaction with an audience.