Turn off the light. The room is dark and you cannot see. But 20 seconds later, the photoreceptors in your eyes catch enough light to fill the screen and you begin to see better.  What is happening? Low intensity light (low luminance) takes time for photons to fill a small part of the retina (or as I like to call it, “a small portion of the screen in your eyes”). At that moment, your eyes shift along with the light on the wall, off the alignment from the "screen" in your eyes. Then, seconds later, photons fill the screen in your eyes in a different part of the retina and you see it again. Not to bore you too much with the pathology of perception, but this is the basic principle of my painting. I am fascinated with what is happening inside our eyes and how it effects us--not only emotionally but physically. I use low-luminance color in my paintings with thin lines of low-luminance colors that are close in wavelength and intensity (equaluminance). In my paintings, some colors are clearly visible and others are not. I try to deliver light slowly to the eyes. At first you will not see but then you feel (or see) the sensation slowly. If you look at the painting longer than 20 seconds, your eyes will adapt to the condition of the low-luminance light in the painting and you will begin to see everything strangely take shape pleasantly. Each painting is an experiment for the eyes. I am not interested in painting what I see or how I feel inside me. It is not about love, hope, sadness, fear or any existing feeling that we have given a definition. It’s simply to discover new sensations to the eyes and bring new feelings to them like never before.

Chi
Aeeesiii_2_2005
The Blue tree 3
The Blue tree 5
Lawaaane
Lawaaane 2
The dreaming tree
Freedom Never Dies
Nature Kindness (2000)
The Wishing Forest (2002)
Lemons From My Mother's Garden (1992)
Musicican (1998)
Refection Of Time (1993)
Lightness of Being (1993)
Whispering Wind(1993)
The Healer 1994
Invisible string of unity
To Heal The Wounded Sky
Will to Survive
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