Marie van Berkel-Chargois

My images originate from the land of fairy tales, of myths, of distorted childhood memories and persistent dreams. 

From the recesses of my mind I extract the remnants of these stories and extrapolate, distort and reshape them into an ambiguous narrative where my characters live in a crepuscular world in a seemingly eternal state of unstable equilibrium.

Through the long process of printmaking the images have time to acquire a life of their own and my characters are given a chance to escape their fate…