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Soča Valley, Slovenia - Europe motorcycle trip, 2020

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problematic stages
mainly sketches
needs activations
the greatests involvements
left for dead

strange amounts of liquids
motorcycle grease and oils
sketches and glitters
mixed up
heavyweight colour decisions

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‘’If you don’t want to experience any obstacles in your work, you develop a style that includes them [...]’’
John Currin - and Keith Seward in ‘Boomerang’ (Limoges: Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain de Limousin, 1995)

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’I can’t bear the idea of a one-sided existence totally dedicated to my art’ ,she says. ‘d’ rather think of myself as a housewife than an artist.’’
Kate Walker - Rozsika Parker ‘Housework’, (Spare Rib, no. 26, 1975)

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‘’...processes are initiated but then i lose a certain control, and the surprise this provokes is the sign of a complexity that pleases me and makes me desirous.’’
Bernard Frize - in conversation with David Ryan ‘Talking Painting’ (1997)

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Any intentions can be found in ugly or unfinished paintings, that's why I make them myself. Within my proces, I'm trying to explore vocabularies of painting and their potential display. I'm curious about how and when painting becomes interesting.
(Luuk Kuipers, 2021)