These are his most personal works. «With this kind of drawing, I relax and let my soul wander. I don't try to tell anything concrete. They are simply spontaneous snapshots of my mood. Images that are consciously and unconsciously floating around in my head.»
In Pierre's impressive drawings there are bottles, crosses, indefinable faces, figures and again and again, boats...
«Boats fascinate me. The isolation on the high seas, the unsteadiness, the changing proportions. A boat is both small and large. I sail myself and always feel strongly connected to the sea.»
«Drawing is definitely a form of meditation. Here one recognises an intoxication, there a funeral... It is the processing of experiences and impressions, a view from the outside on things inside.»
His form of expressing himself and his attitudes creatively does not need explicit explanations. "Drawing and expressing oneself while remaining true to oneself is already a political act in itself." What will certainly never be found in Pierre's works: Product advertising.
Pierre Wazem's paintings in this series seem gloomy at first glance, but as a human being he is anything but. The «forever young and forever beautiful» father of three loves - apart from his passion for drawing - reading, cooking, big dinner parties with friends, activities with his kids, video games and, of course, sailing boats...
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I've just been refused entry to a cafe in Zurich because their Vaccine app doesn't recognise my UK vaccination certificate.
The owners of the app tell me there are no plans to fix this.
Has anyone else had this problem?
Does anyone have any suggestions?