Crecimiento 1

"One of the subjects that I am interested in exploring is my identity as an earthling. I hope to rediscover processes that connect me with my biological being, a being dependent of this planet. The Fibonacci numbers are composed by adding the two previous digits to create a third: 0 + 1 = 1, 1 + 1 = 2, 1 + 2 = 3, 2 + 3 = 5, etc. This series can be found in nature, especially among plants: the number of petals in a flower, the disposition of leaves around the plant's stems, the distribution of branches in some trees. This connection between nature and numbers is what I use in my paintings; I apply those numbers to create compositions (form, color, and sometimes sound) in an effort to expose us to nature's growing rhythms."—L.M.