* ONGOING * EN COURS *
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“ Territoriality is a term associated with nonverbal communication that refers to how people use space to communicate ownership/occupancy of areas and possessions (…) Territoriality can also be associated with states or nations. Government and social ideas are also associated with Territoriality. A nation state can establish common ideals among its citizens which lead to territoriality. Nationalism is an example of this. National pride, common religious practices, and politics all play a role in a state’s territoriality (…) “_Wikipedia .
I think when talking on territoriality or territory and ways of inhabiting it, it is one mode or functionality of creating a space , hence Spatiality … The notion of of “territory” also force the notion of “border”; Then when doing my paintings serie “UNKNOWN TERRITORIES – SENSE OF SELF” i think about this matter and dilemma in my abstract approach to the subject , I think how to situate fragments of memory within a border of a “space” by questioning the notion of “home” and “belonging” and the struggle between them.
During the process ephemeral images occur, I put them on the canvas, they materialize and constitute “UNKNOWN TERRITORIES – SENSE OF SELF” serie. My way in these paintings is abstract and conceptual, it is also an artistic research process that may lead later on to another work of Art Installation involving spatiality…
“UNKNOWN TERRITORIES – SENSE OF SELF”are ONGOING Paintings and Art Installation By Mo Maria Art, Various Dimensions, they relate to the geography , memory , and identity , how to situate fragments of memory within a border of a ‘place’ , the questioning of the ‘home’ and the ‘belonging’ and the struggle between them… During the process ephemeral images occurs, I put them on the canvas, they materialize and constitute “UNKNOWN TERRITORIES – SENSE OF SELF” Serie… Copyright©MO. Maria – All Rights Reserved – You are not allowed to steal, copy, reproduce or display my pictures without my permission.
Various Dimensions, أبعاد مختلفة
“Untitled2” – “2بدون عنوان”
70 per 70 CM , Acrylic On Canvas,
“Untitled3”- “3بدون عنوان”
70 per 70 CM , Acrylic On Canvas
“White Disks” – “أقراص بيضاء”
60 per 60 CM , Acrylic on canvas ,
“White Space”- “”فضاء أبيض”
40 per 40 CM , Acrylic on canvas ,
“Istanbul” – “اسطنبول”
50 per 50 CM , Acrylic On Canvas ,
“BEDS OF DRIED-UP TORRENTS” – “اسرّة من السيول المجففة”
80 per 80 CM , Acrylic And Pastel On Canvas ,
“Relaxations and Contractions in Gilles Deleuze ” – “الاسترخاء والانكماش في جيل ديلوز”
80 per 100 CM , Acrylic On Canvas.