Local image #6, or 'Beyond profit and loss'
Acrylic on board, 40x40cm
Within the God’s-eye view of this painting one can see an outgrowth breaking through a grid-like pattern which forms the ground. It suggests a crack or anomaly in the routine common-sense world, or a derealisation of what has become naturalised and seen as ’real’. There is tension between the artificial grid-like pattern and the natural material it consists of. There is also pattern, albeit less obvious, to be found in the break-away outgrowth. The presence of pattern speaks of social structures and ways of life.