He is particularly fond of printmaking as it can be extremely spontaneous and complex; in addition, the combinations and methodologies offered in printmaking lead to endless opportunities. His work stands out as it appears as contemporary as graffiti, although the roots of printmaking can be traced back to the Middle Ages. For him, content is the determinant of the materials and printmaking methodologies that he employs, in the endeavor to push the simple art of printmaking to its limits. He has a deep-seated desire to explore various components of printmaking and draws inspiration from the work of Sean Hillen, Andy Warol, Gerhard Richter, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Rene Magritte. Printmaking is an unpredictable art technique as printmakers themselves are not sure of the image until the paper is revealed.
More specifically, he utilizes etching to communicate his thoughts and notions. His prints are intricate and full of technical details, perhaps as a response to the evolving and chaotic world around us. These prints are a reflection of his sentimental reaction to passing of time and experiences. The artist uses biomorphic and geometric images to explore the limitations imposed by time and space and their impact on humans. These portray notions, emotions and various points in time. He follows no sequential order but instead manipulates materials and etching techniques to reproduce feelings. He is of the opinion that humans should not only view themselves as people but also need to consider themselves at various points of time and events.
‘A story of/for M’ has been inspired from the childhood tales narrated by his Russian grandmother, Marina. He attempts to deconstruct childhood stories, lullabies and events that greatly impact not only our childhood but also our adult life, as stories of the former generation are narrated to the next with minor