Emptiness is the Beginning
white canvas, a space without furniture or at least an
I can create only out of an emptiness, which
I try to fill - with ideas, concepts, colours, words.
is not the creative chaos that inspires or motivates me.
is the absence.
there are the empty cans - latas - which I am filling.
They are skin, frame, canvas for ideas, which I present
like on small stages. Names, expressions, allusions
create stories in the mind of every spectator, always
different, connected with small elements and details,
partly given due to the inscription of the can, as well
as by added contents and words from my side.
connected with me, my life and Portugal, the country
which is my home right now. Which I am making my home,
absorbing it, to fill the emptiness, as I always do, to