What at­tracted you to art in­stal­la­tions?

The Ideal Home and Garden - - Designer Rapid Fire -

I started with draw­ing on books, and hated draw­ing on any­thing that was white, like a piece of draw­ing paper or a can­vas. It gave me anx­i­ety, be­cause I felt like I was go­ing to ruin it. I be­came at­tracted to draw­ing on old or weath­ered paper, be­cause it usu­ally be­comes dis­coloured with age so it is not a pris­tine white. The process grad­u­ally evolved and I started paint­ing on the book cov­ers.

What is so dif­fer­ent about the medium? It

is very dif­fi­cult to paint on the books, but at the same time, the chal­lenge keeps it in­ter­est­ing for me. Each book has a dif­fer­ent tex­ture and cover style, and there are lots of gaps in be­tween the books. I just love the fact that the sur­face is ever chang­ing with each piece.

What cur­rently in­spires your work?

My main sources of in­spi­ra­tion are my daily ac­tiv­i­ties and day to day life. I be­lieve that these are the most mean­ing­ful things in

What was your last project and what did you like the most about it?

My last project was

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