TJAŠA IRIS, COCONUT MOON, Cyan, Photograph in edition of 12, inkjet on textured PVC canvas, hand painted interventions done with acrylic paint, 120 x 160 cm, 2021
TJAŠA IRIS, SLOVENIA/MALAYSIA
b. in Slovenia in 1968. She works with both photography and painting, depicting vibrant and saturated images of flowers, gardens and vegetation. Iris’ primary focus is investigating the expressive abilities and nuances of colour. The last 12 years she mostly spent living/creating/ traveling and exhibiting in South East Asia: Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Malaysia.
In 2020-2021 she got stranded in Koh Phangan Island in Thailand, due to Covid , where she created a series of artworks called: ANAN (which means peaceful in Sanskrit) SEA GARDENS. The series is very vibrant, but also peaceful at the same time.