Umwelt is a term used in ethology, it explores subjective universes and the world experienced in a unique way by different organisms and individuals. By acknowledging the diversity of senses and perspectives,
I reflect upon the intricate interplay between perception and reality in our multifaceted world
"Subjective Universe', oil on canvas, 30x40 inches, 2023
In this piece I ponder the intricate tapestry of human existence within the sprawling landscapes of big cities. These urban metropolises, pulsating with life, profoundly influence our subjective reality, shaping the very essence of who we are. They are amalgamation of chaos and harmony, isolation and connection, and evoke a myriad of emotions, from exhilaration to alienation, from ambition to despair.
Every day I see the interplay of towering skyscrapers against the vulnerability of the individual, the cacophony of urban sounds blending with the whispers of solitude. The city, with its labyrinthine streets and relentless tempo, becomes a canvas upon which our dreams and fears are painted. It challenges our perceptions, blurring the lines between reality and imagination, forging a profound impact on our collective psyche.
Umwelt, oil on canvas, 18x24 inches, 2023
In the tranquil sanctuary of inner stillness, I find myself alone with my deeper self.
It is within this sacred space that I embrace the art of slowing down, allowing the chaotic world to fade away, and granting myself the precious gift of time.