Category: Art Blog

Conclusion – New Life

Conclusion – New Life

First I was melancholic, then I was sad, then I found some way to express myself. I was baffled as I didn't understand what I was up to. I called the pieces Untitled and moved on. Making the pieces made me feel in tune with myself and I got inspired and my energy came back. … Continue reading Conclusion – New Life

Coming out of the Dark

Coming out of the Dark

In my visual language, darkness is not something to be scared about, or something to stay away from. Darkness can be comforting, it is an unknown, but a comfortable or even friendly unknown and this is shown in the warm and rich hues it which it is embedded. In this picture, Coming out of the … Continue reading Coming out of the Dark

Ode to a loved soul

Ode to a loved soul

I can feel your energy My father was my mentor, the one who really shaped my perspective about life, love and all things abstract. He was also a friend who whom I could debate and learn from life's many lessons. He's given me ambition, thought me how to think out of the box and follow … Continue reading Ode to a loved soul

Connecting Energies

Connecting Energies

The second year of my father's passing away is fast approaching. This is bringing a whole new set on unknown emotions to the surface which I am trying to process. Am I feeling melancholic? Am I at peace with his death? I know that I miss him and try to fit his presence in my … Continue reading Connecting Energies

A Visual Poem

A Visual Poem

In my visual language, darkness is not something to be scared about, or something to stay away from. Darkness can be comforting, it is an unknown, but a comfortable or even friendly unknown and this is shown in the warm and rich hues it which it is embedded. The second year of my father’s passing … Continue reading A Visual Poem

ɪˈfɛmərəl/ where I am now..

ɪˈfɛmərəl/ where I am now..

Ephemeral /ɪˈfɛmərəl/ Synonyms: fleeting, evanescent, transient, momentary, brief. adjective: lasting for only a short time; transitory; short-lived: ephemeral pleasure noun: a short-lived organism, such as the mayfly a plant that completes its life cycle in less than one year, usually less than six months Word Origin: C16: from Greek ephēmeros lasting only a day, from … Continue reading ɪˈfɛmərəl/ where I am now..

New Exhibition: “SeeMe Takeover Times Square” in New York

New Exhibition: “SeeMe Takeover Times Square” in New York

My photographs below have been selected to take part in the “SeeMe Takeover Times Square” exhibition in New YorkThe show took place on Thursday, July 24th from 8-9pm and consisted of a collage of see | me's artists on the billboards of this important landmark. The billboards are located at 46th St. and Broadway in … Continue reading New Exhibition: “SeeMe Takeover Times Square” in New York

“Bereavement” – Father & Daughter in black&white

“Bereavement” – Father & Daughter in black&white

My darling father has just passed away from a long sickness and as I find myself missing him immensely, I look at the relationship of my own daughter with her father with new eyes. The photos are in black and white to suggest this melancholy that I am feeling.... It's just a moment in our … Continue reading “Bereavement” – Father & Daughter in black&white

Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Daughter & Volvo P1800E

Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Daughter & Volvo P1800E

I'm going to have to sell my beautiful vintage Volvo P1800E and as a farewell I took a session of Portraits in the Dark with Liza on the driving seat (and my mother babysitting!).  I love the contrast between old and new, movement and stability.

Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father

Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father

Light allows us to see what is in front of us; darkness allows us to feel the aura of those around us. In this set of portraits, I photograph my father in what I believe to be his element.. on his boat. Statement for Portraits in the Dark: Darkness can be perceived as a warm … Continue reading Portraits in the Dark: A Portrait of my Father

A Prayer for the Future

A Prayer for the Future

Sometimes life takes us places we don't really want to go to, thoughts we don't really want to face. But we have to. I took these photos in a period I knew that some things weren't right, and yet I didn't believe it yet, I couldn't. I held on to hope and chance just like … Continue reading A Prayer for the Future

TWILIGHT : HOPE : UNDERWATER (2012)

I come from a tiny island country in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and since I was a child have always felt to be more in my element in the sea than on land. So being pregnant and not allowed to travel to the sea was particularly hard for me. Until now. Last weekend … Continue reading TWILIGHT : HOPE : UNDERWATER (2012)

7/9 months to change

7/9 months to change

I've been going through a difficult pregnancy and have been stuck at home for a while now. Since I am usually a very active, outgoing and sociable person this has been very hard for me. Although I love being pregnant and 'interacting' with baby, I feel as though I've lost who I was before, like … Continue reading 7/9 months to change

Similarities: Grandparents, siblings and son from Malta / Rochester, Minnesota

A MALTESE FAMILY: Grandparents, siblings and son A study on the facial likenesses passed on through generations, notwithstanding age and gender. In continuation with the SIMILARITIES series, I investigate methods to show physical alikeness between faces in a simple and visual way. Grandmother and Mother Grandmother and Mother smiling Brother and Sister Mother and Son I … Continue reading Similarities: Grandparents, siblings and son from Malta / Rochester, Minnesota

Anxiety (Insomnia)

Anxiety (Insomnia)

I'm in a state of big changes and this shows especially at night. I cannot sleep, and when I do, my dreams are very vivid and scary. I wake up every morning feeling tired and lost... what's happening to me? Will I be a bad mother? Why am I running away all the time? Why … Continue reading Anxiety (Insomnia)

New Painting: Energies VI

New Painting: Energies VI

The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time, however our energy is constant and infinite.. Our energies do not die or extinguish, rather, they change and evolve into something new. This is the final painting … Continue reading New Painting: Energies VI

New Painting: Energies V

New Painting: Energies V

I have been invited to take part in the Kunstart Art Fair 2012 in Bolzano, Italy and was asked to continue working on my Energies series. This is the third painting from this continued series. The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our … Continue reading New Painting: Energies V

New Painting: Energies IV

New Painting: Energies IV

This is the second painting from this continued Energies series. The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time, however our energy is constant and infinite.. Our energies do not die or extinguish, rather, they change … Continue reading New Painting: Energies IV

New Painting: Energies III

I have been invited to take part in the Kunstart Art Fair 2012 in Bolzano, Italy and was asked to continue working on my Energies series. This is the first painting from this continued series. The idea behind the Energies series: Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our … Continue reading New Painting: Energies III

New Painting: Energies – New Life

New Painting: Energies – New Life

This set is based on the idea that we are made up of energy, which can take various forms but which is constant and infinite. Our forefathers have long been gone, yet we still carry their physical, temperamental and habitual traits with us in our everyday life.. they make us who we are, and these … Continue reading New Painting: Energies – New Life

New Painting: Energies II

New Painting: Energies II

Maybe we are energies, ideas and experiences passed on from our forefathers to our children.. We inhabit a particular space and time, however our energy is constant and infinite.. Our energies do not die or extinguish, rather, they change and evolve into something new. "Energies II" Collage, acrylic and oils on canvas 40 x 40cm