Theme III: Hat Men

For some reason—though I can’t recall the exact motivation—I found myself examining various types of hats and observing individuals adorned with them. Not just any hats, but those that enjoyed…


Theme IV: The Couple

A recurring theme in some of my paintings from a while back (anno 2003) was the idea of a couple—two people who were in some sort of relationship. How was I to imagine such a relationship on paper…


2023 Sketchbook Remixes

Digital work: Mixing traditional and digital I based this series of prints on sketches, doodles, and drawings that I kept in my notebooks over the years. I then enhanced the background images using…


2021 New Images / Altered Paintings

“…be self-taught. and reinvent your life because you must;” – Charles Bukowski De-construction The use of a de-constructive process makes the technique almost like…


Theme I: Pearl Divers

In 2006 I landed in Abu Dhabi, excited but also nervous about continuing my expat journey in this Arabic coast town. As I stepped outside, I was greeted by a lot of sunshine and the extremely mixed…


2017 Datamosh Impressions

A series of pencil (6B) studies based on 'data moshed' video screenshots. When a video file becomes corrupt or incomplete it starts showing distorted particles (pixels) of the previous screens.…


Mechabruegel

In line with steampunk tradition, two unrelated worlds are often brought together: One from the past and one from the future. The old and the new. The traditional and the science fictional. Just…


Theme II: Presences - 2007

While visiting a friend in Addis Ababa back in 2000, I got the feeling of being in a place that was familiar to my western customs, and at the same time completely strange and alien to everything…


2003-2005 Drawings / Paintings

I arrived on a bright June morning in the ‘white’ city of Lisboa with only a few bags, an iMac, and some money in my savings account. If I was a millennial, Richard Florida would have…


2004 - Portuguese Triptychs

In Lissabon hielden de historische straten mijn nieuwsgierigheid in een wurggreep. Beïnvloed door de gedachten van Fernando Pessoa, dook ik in een fase van zelfverkenning, gewapend met wat verf,…