“Press the reset button.”
Where are you from?
Your style in 3 words?
Material, (Image-immanent) Dialogue
Your weakness? Your strength?
I am my own weakness/strength.
What makes you different?
When did you decide to become an artist?
On day 3284 on earth
What do you find most fascinating about the creative process/your work?
When dialogue occurs between me and the painting.
A few words about your favourite creation?
Best invention ever.
Someone else’s work that inspired or inspires you…
Robert Ryman Hans Hartung
Who would you like to work with someday and why?
With a Japanese calligrapher.
I imagine it to be very meditative.
A new project coming up or an idea you want to work on?
Something is taking shape, but not yet ready to announce.
Finish the sentence „More important than my career is…“
My family and friends.
2022: Where are we going?
Go from one to the next.
When the going gets tough…
Face it, (or run).
Benedikt Leonhardt, Serie Untitled, Acrylic on canvas, 48,8 x 38,8 cm, 2022. Photo Carsten Humme
Put on your future vision glasses: What direction is our generation moving in, and what will our world look like in 50 years?
At the moment they are fogged up.
What would you do if you could change the World?
Press the reset button.
If the universe is everything and it’s expanding, what is it expanding into?
Into another universe.
Tell us about your future plans…
Enjoy the now to the full.
Your city’s favourite spots?
Floating weightlessly in the middle of the Kulkwitzer lake, 1 metre below the water surface.
Last but not least: what is your favourite Song?
Iberia – Everyday
One last statement please: „Wood or stone, gold or art?“
All of it.