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The surface is a place where air meets water. It has no dimension, and it offers no resistance. But it is where two estranged worlds come together on this fragile planet we all inhabit. What lives in the blackness beneath is the stuff of legends.

Press Release

Every culture from every age has its own myths born of our fear of those vast and unexplored depths of what lies beneath the surface.

Out of sight, beyond the horizon, anonymity and our myth-nurtured fears bring out the worst in humanity. There are no rules, no laws, no conscience. We push species to extinction through exploitation for profit, knowing that their disappearance must ultimately lead …

Every culture from every age has its own myths born of our fear of those vast and unexplored depths of what lies beneath the surface.

Out of sight, beyond the horizon, anonymity and our myth-nurtured fears bring out the worst in humanity. There are no rules, no laws, no conscience. We push species to extinction through exploitation for profit, knowing that their disappearance must ultimately lead to our own.

Each of these paintings is the visualization of a key moment in my coming book entitled Sirens. The first in a series, Sirens is a work of fiction in the genre of magical realism, …