roadmap

 

Bic pen on Paper. 20x65cm. 2016.
Drawing to accompany the reader through my thesis titled Mountain.

Mountain
Writing my thesis, I followed mountaineers from different periods in history and of complete different beliefs of what reaching the peak of the mountain might reveal for them.
From early earth scientist trying to measure the mountain to understand its emerge to a group of young idealists retreating to the swiss alps to escape the grid of societies.
Exploring Jodorowsky’s psychedelic symbolic imagery of the ascend of the Holy Mountain,
to then follow Rene Daumal travel guide up the Mount Analogue.
Leaning on the immense symbolism of the mountain, lingering in between an euclidean grid and a sk Climbing, what at the beginning seemed as a mountainside of unbreakable Knowledge

Leaning on the immense symbolism of the mountain, lingering in between an euclidean grid and a sky-high vibrating vortex and linking the conquering of a mountain to the acquisition of Knowledge.
Climbing, what at the beginning seemed as a mountainside of unbreakable Knowledge- Ascending steps, led by a longing for an overview. A trail of enlightening wandering with peaks of overview, leading towards the top of the man- made mountain, to glance back on a painstakingly detailed drawn roadmap of the foregoing travel, with flickering coordinates.”