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altruism   (series)

 
The word as a visible content and equally as a figuration. Altruism has no meaning except in a social context and it is used as a metaphor to reduce the dominance of form which results in the implication of compositional and painterly effects an elaborate concept of aesthetics.
 
2007
collage, cardboard, fabric
graphite, crayon, tempera
Handwriting and a mirror image of text as a literary extract causes a censorship which transforms a concrete term into formalism. A thread of a boundary exists between material presence and information.
oil on canvas
120x120 cm