Nick Cave calls it 'the eerie and inexplicable sadness that lives in the heart of certain works of art'. Duende is the tragic awareness of death in life and when artists are possessed by it, their work resonates in ways mere skill or artistry can never achieve. 

The Perfume Lover, A Personal History of Scent - Denyse Beaulieu


'Seen, unseen, loss' - mixed media painting, drawing and photography