Primal refers to the essentials, the basics, the early stages in evolutionary development. Primal feelings are at the core of how we relate to others and are a direct consequence of our roots as animal species.
This series of oil paintings is a contemplation of concepts like relationships, lust, love, protection, pride, and fear. They are presented as animal instincts, humanized, focused over minimalistic backgrounds, raw and basic. "Primal" proposes a juxtaposition of these basic raw human sentiments with our inherent animal instincts.