The following article was published in N-SPHERE June 2009 issue.


Name: Espira

Location: The slums of London

Occupation: Aesthetic terrorist

Definition of personal sphere: Total war

Artwork in 4 words: Rock n fucking roll

What is inspirational for you: Supermarkets, fast food restaurants, airports, motorways, palaces, castles, ruined buildings, art galleries, the sea, mountains, rock n roll, alcohol, beauty, ugliness, friends, enemies

Currently favourite artists: Felix Labisse, Matthew Barney, Francis Bacon, Heather Nevay, Hans Bellmer, Gottfried Helnwein, William Blake, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, Leonora Carrington, The Chapman brothers, Patti Smith, Jarboe, Lydia Lunch.

Tools of trade: I traded in my computer for some paintbrushes

Current obsessions: Antique exhibition catalogues. Keys. Raw meat

Personal temptation: Neglecting the world outside.

Artwork: Undvika


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