I am fascinated by philosophers who through all times have tried to give the answers. The existential questions are timeless and will not change much despite society in total transformation.

There is a reality which is more important than the one which is perceived in our daily life. This reality is vital for me when I am painting.


Kari Elisabeth`s works are based on intuition and experimental language where the drawings and figures are the foundation of the story. With the starting point in mental moods based on psychological dramas the vulnerability  emerges in contrast to the real world which looks cold and threatening. 

I am always searching for the most simple and most honest line to accentuate my own presence in my time, she says.