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...
You didn't manage to get your dream flat? Don't worry, ask Ron. I'm sure these tips will help you to secure a flat of your dreams.
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Albisstrasse 25, 8038 Zürich
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I am looking for a drawing class.
When living in Lausanne, I used to attend classes where I mainly used pencil & charcoal and drew nude models.
Does anyone have a recommendation for a similar class in Zürich?
The CALWHA project (Children and Adolescents Living With HIV / AIDS) helps children and adolescents with HIV / AIDS in Tanzania, by funding and organizing “activity days” in two hospitals in the north of the country: the Nansio District Hospital in Ukerewe and the Shirati KMT Hospital in Shirati.
This region of the country had the highest rate of HIV infection when the project was created in 2011. The poverty of local families, the lack of adherence to treatment and the stigmatization of people with HIV / AIDS were and are still major issues in these regions.