Anneli Di Francis – Another Paradise
ANNELI DI FRANCIS
I prefer circulated canvases in my paintings. Vintage tablecloths give each an individual and appealing structure that adds dialogue to the picture. Also it gives me a feeling of connecting to past generations, creating layers of time by giving new life to old material, woven by hands long deceased. In sculptures as well as in paintings I like to take a step beyond the everyday world. Hidden emotions, deeper meanings and gentle humour are the building blocks of my world.
I find inspiration from human emotions, things that touch the deepest core of the heart, as well as the environmental issues which have become the burning alarm.
“Humanity is forgotten too often in the modern world. Where there is cruelty, should be brought gentleness, where ugliness there we need beauty. Small acts will change people and they will change the world.”
In this painting: „The Other Paradise“, I’ve been playing with the thought of parallel universes, for how we can be sure of the picture of the paradise…