Figure exists only, when borders are touched.
Borders are indeed, more or less, but always pervious.
That is what matters.
It seems clear to discover dream notations in such paintings.
I know that dreams are very important for the work of Maria Schoof.
It‘s about nothing else than the description of a wise way of working and perception.
Dreams clear up the tidiness of the day‘s work and restore the initial
Hegel, at the beginning of his philosophy, calls it: „The night
of the world“.
It awakens the dormant possibilities before awakening, which then leads
back to fixity.
What remains is a remnant of memory that unsettles
and points the way out of the routine of thinking. (...)
Excerpt from a speech by the writer and poet Hans Brinkmann
on the occasion of the exhibition opening Yard, 2018, Hamburg