#107 Distal View - Ullevål
99x240 cm | Filler, oak frame
Distal means situated away from the point of attachment. Science of perception uses the term distal stimuli for objects and events out in the world about you. This work deals with the inaccessibility of reality, and in the same time our interdependency with it.
The measures of the painting is the same as an actual window in the Ullevål hospital, warden for closed psychiatry. A photo was taken of the view from the window and is used as the base for the composition of the work.
Sign is an array of works that are more or less vaguely is resembling phenomena in reality. They are not representing specific things or places but utilises how perception is always searching for specific shapes, which is related to different categories in the language of the mind.