The main themes, in my work, are unity, openness and infinity, which are juxtaposed with closure, segregation and limitation. Growing up in South Africa, the experience of racial and class segregation left a lasting impression, as did my experience of nature. The separation between black and white is the far-reaching result of a mindset that distinguishes between a person from a lower and higher class. Which results in the abuse of power and the spreading of lies. In contrast, nature offers me an experience that is unlimited and present. In nature there is no religion and no culture. No differentiation, no good and no evil. The only limitation of the experience of unity in nature comes from my mind, which finds it difficult to deal with the vastness of the present moment. The experience in nature is no different from the experience in society, which can be either broad and accepting or narrow and fearful. In my work I use enclosures, separations and barriers as opposites and triggers to emphasize and activate the idea of endlessness, openness and unity.

Sculpture and drawing are the two main areas in which I work. Drawing or printing is done exclusively with black ink on white paper. There is a constant play between these opposites; form and spaces, geometric and organic structures, density and permeability. A process of giving and taking, and sometimes a struggle for balance and harmony.

For making sculptures I usually use a columnar form, which allows me to work vertically. The sculptures consist of individual segments that are stacked on top of each other, connected with rods or welded together. The segments consist mainly of natural and manufactured materials such as stone, wood and steel, which are cut into geometric shapes such as blocks, slabs or round. Heavy, thick and highly textured material is perforated, split or extended in height. I want to bring together the opposites, weight and lightness, density and permeability, geometric and organic structures.