By combining scientific research with artistic activity I prove these fields, apparently so distant from one another, in fact are not. I work both as academically leading researcher, writing publications, and as an artist, displaying paintings, photographies, making performances, building installations as well as designing didactical material. I find my inspiration in travelling, meeting different cultures and people. I have been traveling through India, Africa, Andaman Islands, Republic of Mali, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Carribean, Bali, and USA – searching for inspiring places, impressions, different signs and colors for my paintings. For me painting is a way of communication with others.