The cycle Blues is a set of watercolours combined with pencil drawing, created during artist’s creative stay in Munich. The blue refers to her observation of the semantic reciprocity of word forms in different languages, now represents the emotional level of the world „blues“. These partially surrealistic compositions display tension. The work has the quality of a relief, with attention drawn to areas of meditatively multiplied lines. The artist speaks about drawing as the recording of a spatial idea. The group expresses the ability of open self-reflection, an awarness of situations lived through. It is a paraphrase of the psychology of relationship constellations.
(From the text of curator Iva Mladičová for the exhibition Folie à deux)
This cycle contains three objects. They are all based on a frame which is 50 x 100 cm big. The name is taken from modern hebrew (אדם ,אדום ,דם). This language is very creative when forming words. From the same word root the words human, red, blood and earth are formed. This for me represents a very mystical connection between the human body and it’s inner environment and the earth from which we came from and to which we will return.
The first impulse for the creation of this cycle was simple. It was falling in love. That moment in a person’s life when everything changes, when all things are in flux. This state of mind has, in the cycle, a physical equivalent, the practice of hot yoga. The pleasurable and unpleasant extremes are part of love and the practice of yoga in heat. Many questions arise, ideas are born, and many sheets are sweated through.
Staying in the Holy Land often influences one’s life in strange ways. Many people return after their first sojourn with a certain regularity. It is a place of many contrasts, beauty, holiness, but also a kind of 'unholiness'. This is why an important part of my four months stay was working with the ground. To become one with this Land, a land that you can never truly leave, is symbolized by the transformation of metal manholes into glass.
Pieces from this period form a opposition to the Positions cycle. The psychologist Dorothy Tennov used in 1979 the term Limerence to label a state of mind characterizing an intense or even obsessive relationship to another person, typically of the opposite gender. This state of mind never leads to a healthy relationship, therefore it is the beginning of the end. The chapter is closed.
A fragmented cycle. All the elements together form a mosaic of memories of childhood, distant and partially forgotten. "The Diver” is a solitary sculpture, which is an overblown account of the heaviness of leaving childhood and coming of age.