At a time when we’re all stuck at home, he invites you to take a journey of the imagination. “And take your time,” he adds, “because the journey could take a few light years. Good conversation in the bars and cafes is not only encouraged but also necessary, since inspiration and imagination are the actual fuel.”
Collages have fascinated Matthias since he was a child, he tells us. “It all began in the photo lab of my father. With scissors and glue, the first fantastic buildings were made. And basically, I don’t do anything differently nowadays. I cut apart my photos and make them into new shapes.”
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