These occasional paintings take the idea of a biological virus and translate into the linguistic arena. Existing texts are fragmented and broken-up in order to make the original meanings illegible, and to replace a verbal meaning by a visual one.
In ‘GOTHIC’, for example, I use a speech made by Hitler condemning modern art. In ‘LIGHT’ and ‘DARK’ it is a mixture of the last page of Samuel Beckett’s ‘The Unamable’ and the Hitler text. In the ‘JAPAN’ paintings, the title pages of the Japanese novels I painted for my first show at taguchi fine art.
PART II - CHAPTER SIX