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The complexity of modern day society in a continuous developing globalisation and more locally in the multicultural society of suburban areas, has been inspirational for this work. Not only in a physical sense but in a digital way as well. As a resident of Amsterdam Nieuw-West, born and partially raised, I live and work in an environment that is both challenging and inspiring. It is here, on the outskirts of Amsterdam, with an estimated population over 145.000 people and 148 nationalities, where the cultural laboratory of the Netherlands is located. A miniature sized world for that matter. Here the formula for the future multi- and inter-cultural dutch society is being developed. The artists living and working in Nieuw-West are standing bare footed in this colorfull clay and have the responsible and challenging task to make a significant contribution to this experiment by means of creative impulses. In my art I work with themes like "reality" and " the perception of truth". Important to me is the relation between the objective and subjective representation of the subject. Inspired by the philosopies of Jean Beaudrillard and Peter Sloterdijk, I try to fill the twilight between reality and (perception of) truth with my personal interpretations. Influenced by impressions of the environment in Nieuw-West I tried to catch reality in a combination of realism and abstraction. In doing so I discovered this to be an impossible challenge. Society around us has become so divers and complex it can not be translated into one stylised image. In my search I found the solution in abstract expressionism casted with a solid urban sauce. During visits to Barcelona, New York, L.A, Milan, Prague and Berlin I stumbeled upon grafitti sprayed walls that were sprayed so many times over that an abstract painting had emerged. These walls reminded me, when framed in a certain way, of abstract expressionism. But they had a raw and exiting "urban edge" to them as well. I have created a documentation with photographes of places where I have encountered these inspiring murals. They are the modern day cave art that I, as a selproclaimed chemic, mix in a broader context with my interpretations of the global information and media flow. The result is best described as an "image radiance", a comprehensive noise and image soup in which nothing is to be recognized anymore as such.