When talking to artist Liz West, a new world opens up. A world full of light, colours, structures, impressions, and feelings. Something that is present all around us every day but might not be noticed by all. But West notices and finds the inspiration for her work sometimes in the most unexpected places.
– I find my inspiration everywhere, West explains. I am super-sensory, so my head is quite a busy place. Whenever I go anywhere, I take in everything. It means that I don’t miss a thing, which can be quite overwhelming. I do not remember everything, but I remember the important things, the things that inspire me. Maybe a subtle reflection; in a piece of glass, a monumental structure, a piece of music that I hear – or the way someone dresses or do their hair. It could be anything. It is the world as a whole that inspires me.