- Caroline Kurze
For the past 10 years, Steven Spazuk has developed a unique technique that allows him to use the flame of a candle as a pencil to create his paintings with trails of soot.+ Read More
Using various tools, he intuitively sculpt the plumes of soot left behind in response to the shapes that appear on the canvas. Bodies in a perpetual metamorphosis are the language with which he express his thoughts on the human condition: emotions, opinions, stories. Spazuk often works piece by piece, collecting a multitude of unique elements that are assembled into mosaics. Spazuk sees fragments of things, events, people, as a powerful metaphor of modern life and of the way we perceive things through our senses and our minds. His work expresses how every one of us is a fragment of mankind.
All images © Steven Spazuk