BILOBA delves into the captivating realm of the double, exploring the intricate dimension of duality where opposites interweave and objects seem to mirror one another. It centers on celebrating the distinctiveness of imperfection and dispelling the illusion of identicality.
This exploration evolves into a rich image archive, where concepts such as the Doppelgänger, Janus, the alter ego, metamorphosis,... are intuitively analyzed and reinterpreted. Gradually, a graphic universe unfolds, dissecting the theme of duality in a new and personal way. Experiments with various materials and textures aim to make these insights and thoughts tangible, in the hope of discovering a deeper truth and inspiring the viewer along the way.
The final outcome reveals a thought-provoking Siamese twin: two seemingly identical parts, uncomfortably bound to each other. In their original state, they appear completely indifferent and purposeless. However, their true nature emerges only upon separation. Revealing two unique elements that seamlessly harmonize with one another. Now in state of perfect balance, they rise into an entirely new entity.