"The fascination with movie, rock and pop stars, of fashion icons, people and their stories are the subjects of my new collages. Old newspapers, glossy magazines, posters and paper of any kind are my colors, my source. A new show is created, a new look. I send the viewer on a journey through characters, careers, fortunes, dreams. My work gives me great pleasure - a feeling that I want to get across to the viewer. Each portrait is a journey of discovery. The paper is like a witness. Even the smallest scrap of paper tells a story and like through a puzzle, I create a new appearance for the person. In my earlier work already, the focus lay on the man. The movements of the body and the tension of the moment to hold. Swimmers, athletes, dancers, bull fighters, the clash of arms, the dancing shoes on the floor, the rustle of clothes, the music captured in snapshots." Ines Kouidis lives and works as a freelance artist in Berlin.