Ancient abominations

Two suites: Ancient abominations and Our Ladies of Sorrow – Ink drawings on paper.
“Base matter is external and foreign to ideal human
aspirations, and it refuses to allow itself to be reduced to the
great ontological machines resulting from these aspirations.
But the psychological process brought to light by Gnosticism
had the same impact: it was a question of disconcerting
the human spirit and idealism before something base, to
the extent that one recognized the helplessness of superior
Georges Bataille, from the essay “Base Materialism and Gnosticism”, in The Bataille Reader, Edited by Fred Botting, Scott Wilson. Wiley-Blackwell, 1997.
Ancient abominations was shown at the group exhibition Autistisk Kilskrift in Nov 2006 at Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm, and in Feb 2007, at Färgfabriken Stockholm. They were included in the anthology Autistisk Kilskrift, published by Styx Förlag, 2006.
Our Ladies of Sorrow was published in the international surrealist anthology Hydrolith: Surrealist Research & Investigations, published by Oyster Moon Press, 2010.