‘My desire to be well informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane.’ Matt Keeland
This quote resonated with me and indeed recently, I have changed my habit of turning on the BBC news first thing in the morning, and replacing it with beautiful music.
I listen to the news and read newspapers a little later in the day when I feel more fortified, more able to harness a constructive, positive attitude.
Because I believe that a picture speaks a thousand words, I chose the following images which express the polar opposites of destruction and construction, of war and peace.
During the Bosnian war, (1992 – 1995) I saw a photograph of a young child ravaged by the madness of war. I made two paintings from the photograph.
As a child of war, she represents all the other children who have, and are…
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