Inkeri Makkonen

Come with me - there is no path there and, still farther
Photo: Jouko Vatanen

Come with me - there is no path there and, still farther

2007, Oilpastel
80 x 405 cm
private collection

I paint images from my everyday views, from places so familiar that I don´t see them any more. Familiarity wipes out the distance between myself and the view, I become a part of the view or the view becomes a part of me, a space where my thoughts and feelings can move freely and be what they are. I paint my experience of this space widening in me.
The name of the painting is a line of a poem by a finnish poet,
Helinä Siikala.