Tracking Erebus 2007

LARGE SCALE DRAWINGS

The world of shadows is explored in large black and white compositions, manipulated to suggest an absent reality. Images and scenarios are projections of the real world. They are endowed with substance by being detached from the source and assigned the role of a mirror. The aim is to deceive one’s senses and to present a phantom world, where shadow is a comment rather than an alibi.

ANNE-MARIE MELSTER, M.A.
“The drawings with the scale of oversized paintings on canvas lead the viewer into a world of woods, landscapes and shadows – the shadows of human beings or animals who appear like traces. The pictures are talking about this world in between life and death, where nature is appearing as a shadow of itself and human beings are only present as silhouettes. The colours, black and white, impose another tone of heaviness and reflect the ambience of a dying planet…”

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