i made background photo in my hallway. 

there's a reason why i chose this particular photo.

as well as the astronaut.

if you know Plato, this is one of the reasons (metaphor).

symbolically, shadows, darkness and light represent triumph over human weakness. 

astronaut wears the suit as a protection from 'nothingness' of the endless space. metaphorically, my astronaut wears the suit to protect itself from false reality, the emptiness & nothingness surrounding her/him. 

astronaut and free-diver have a lot of in common: they are alone in deep, vast, silent, unfriendly space. both respect and accept the pressure of the ultimate danger.


they choose their paths, no matter what. 


Apart from traditional painting, Martina Gulan's work 

focuses on digital concept art and digital illustration.