The passage of time leaves traces; living things grow, the elements erode, the materials wear out, everything is transformed.
The accumulation of time is inevitable.
In much of my work, I apply an appearance of deterioration onto the surfaces, particularly onto the backgrounds. In addition to the intrigue, interest, complexity and charm that I find in that aesthetic, it also allows me to share my vision about the aging process. I understand it as the opportunity to accumulate knowledge and wisdom, allowing us to fully reap enjoyment from the entirety of our lifespans