title. Div-O-Delbar (Beauty And The Beast )
# As if They Always Belonged To Each Other
size. ~ 212 x 34 x 36 cm
materials. Vintage dolls, Tin, Glass, Rock, Metal
concept & background.
…is about the fairy-tale love story
between the beautiful Belle and an enchanted prince.
because of his rudeness, the prince once transformed into a beast by a witch.
falls in love,
the curse would be broken.
“Browsing flea markets and generally gathering knick-knacks of the past has always been an amusing hobby, which recently, it seems to have turned into an addiction. I gravitate toward and end up purchasing things that attract and interest me or pick my curiosity, not for collection purposes, but with an intention of using them eventually, somehow. I keep them in a special chest until such time my imagination grants me and them a new birth and a new purpose.
An artist, through his creative process, matches and brings together seemingly unrelated things and when he is done, the final product is a harmonious piece that seems; as if the materials always belonged to each other.
During one of my -never ending- rummages across free markets, I found once an amazing doll with such a damaged figure (literally and metaphorically), with dazzling blue eyes. That's what made it absorbing!”