I had a large G&T to celebrate winning the Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize. It was very exciting – it means that my exploration of what it is to be human in this world has been recognised.
My entry [Being 66, Being] gives a nod to old age. In the last 12 months, life has been in suspension for all of us. Such a year of tragedy has left us in a raw and vulnerable place. Painting myself naked shows me in a vulnerable state, but also a defiant one.
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Rivierstaete is located in the neighbourhood of Rivierenbuurt, in the south of Amsterdam.
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