“Painting, for me, is a powerful tool of expression and dialogue. The ideas for my paintings are inspirations that I get from cities, like the uniqueness of construction sites, as well as from the bible, death, desires, sole searching dreams and from the chaos of uncertainty. After the paintings are ready, I dye them in layers of Oil paints and add to them more shades, depending on my feelings at the moment, and try to be as accurate as I can in every detail.
I like to create, in my paintings, a sense of roughness which pours and reflects the obvious self on my painting canvas. I draw using the technique of oil on canvas in a variety of styles, varying from being impressionistic, realistic or surrealistic, depending on the type of dialogue that I create with my experiences. Oil painting allows me to paint the charming richness of colors and the creation of an additional dimension of roughness. Working with layers enables me to revitalize my paintings and shape them without compromises, until I come to the conclusion that I have nothing more to add to my painting, and it truly expresses a self-integrated experience.
In my work, I often draw contrasts, either in the same painting or, sometimes, in a series of different paintings. This could be showcasing a conflict between a new life and death, a conflict between the sacred and the profane,between the reality and disillusionment etc. In addition, I like to draw sacred and ancient cities, where every stone, rock cover and structure tells its story through its painting.”