In a world defined by ideas we are tongue-tied. The superficial layers of our thoughts and feeling may be successfully expressed, but their underlying meaning remains lost in translation. As a coping device I turn to non-verbal communication. Subconscious gestures, movements and expressions speak more truly than words. I pay attention to people when they are not paying attention to anything. Moments when they are lost in thought or emotion, when they have forgotten the world outside, are for me the most genuine. My images are catalogues of these moments, attempts at pinpointing a poignancy of emotion that is so precise it is universal; a language without words.