No Stronger Than A Flower

drawings, polaroids and woodcuts 2010-2011

Galler Maaret Finnberg, Turku, Finland 2011


Time, desire and loss. The struggle between memory and oblivion.
A memento mori.

The bouquet of flowers were wilting in front of my eyes and I tried to document the process. How impossible to catch the decay of nature. Elusive and doomed to fail.
Some time later I rediscovered those small simple sketches, enlarged them and transformed them into thousands of lead strokes.
It was a way to give the present some value