This illustration is a part of series of works where I try to explore man's relationship to itself, to the environment, to his desires and secrets, to what's behind and whats up front. I try to examine where is the boundary between outside and inside, where is the crossing point at which the two realities blend into each other. It is about a human who is determined to go as far as he can only to find a way to himself.
He found himself in the strange predicament all sailors share: essentially he belonged neither to the land nor to the sea. Possibly a man who hates the land should dwell on shore forever. Alienation and the long voyages at sea will compel him once again to dream of it, torment him with the absurdity of longing for something that he loathes. ― Yukio Mishima, The Sailor Who Fell from Grace With the Sea