Everything starts with the urge to escape. Happiness is elsewhere.
Amongst all things family is the hardest to detach yourself from, both physically and ideologically. My father is a quite authoritarian figure. There was not much space between what you wanted to do and what you were expected to do. I started painting at a very young age, but followed my family’s path and became an architect. I then discovered that there was only the artistic side of architecture that appealed to me.
I used to paint landscape, but always got frustrated that I couldn’t create anything on my own. … Read More