Icons are playful constructions, a blend of popular art and sophisticated art-historical references. They are based on the small devotional images of the Byzantine period, and on retablos, the votive paintings of Latin American folk art.
Icons are a depiction of the parade of reality, everyday scenes and events represented in simple, flat areas of colour. They make irreverent use of familiar and banal images in a quasi-religious setting; they are theatrical with a deadpan approach and touches of humour. The images are fragmented and colourful, and evoke the large-piece wooden puzzles we played with as children.