"I work in various techniques, such as painting, fresco, mosaic, installation. In my work, I use stone, concrete, metal. My research is related to the process of creating fictional spaces. Often this process derives from the collaboration with architecture, art and the external environment. One of the main themes in my work is a "pause". "Pause-emptiness" is an artistic term that denotes the amount of unfilled space in a work. It is interesting for me to consider "emptiness" as the main habitat of a modern man, despite the apparent filling of the voids with the help of mass media and new communications. One of the first projects to reveal the theme of "emptiness" in art was the exhibition "Magister Dixit?", in a form of a dialogue between two artists: me and George Morandi. Here I took the right, analyzing the artist's work, to reveal the poignancy, sharpness of the composition with the help of stone and wire. Next was the project "Among the stones" in the Ark gallery and the exhibition "In the transparent air of concrete", connected with the urban landscape, in which I used the examples of a mosaic of the Middle Ages (Roman, Florentine, Venetian and Byzantine mosaics) to create landscapes of the modern times. The main language of the spatial outline was the use of a "pause-emptiness", not only in the paintings but also in the exposition of the gallery. Now I am working on a project in which I set myself the task of designing an image of an urban landscape with elements of the construction of children's playgrounds. To create an imaginary city or a whole phantom world of my childhood memories, and maybe not only mine… This project is a continuation of my work on creating spaces using the "pause-emptiness"; in this case, there is a dialogue not between the era and the artist, but between visual series, pictures passing before our very eyes."