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In my work I create over-sized wooden eye-glasses. They are a means to look deep into the world. I sculpt little clay figures, put them behind glass, as people, isolated and influenced by stereotypes and patterns of behavior.
The effect of infinity in my works and lighting is a symbol of our way of life, bright and offering endless possibilities.
I raise the issue of technological progress, where great influence is exercised by technologies, telecommunication systems and computers, which help the mankind improve the comfort and efficiency, but which put the environment into a critical condition and destroy the culture of direct live contact between people.
I ask the question: In which world are we living — virtual or real?
Attempts to replace human-beings with machines, masked as facilitating life, may result in that, having forgotten the world ‘labour,’ human-beings will once again reach the level of apes, wallowing in pleasure, gluttony and debauchery.
I stress that technical progress must serve the interests of human-beings. One must not completely disappear in the virtual world. We must cherish the real world and remain loyal to true spiritual values.