The Happy Few project can be divided in three parts. The
first is a series of large paintings of party pictures. The
second part is a series of drawings on paper with the same
sort of pictures. The third part consist of just two larger
paintings, depicting protesters.
The Happy Few series uses photographies from random
parties. There exists a nearly infinite amount of websites
focusing exclusively on pictures of people partying.
These paintings deal with the visual codes of partying.
Ultimately, this series shows the paradox of social
behaviour: On one side, the depicted events are about
escaping daily life, routine and social rules, but on the
other side, they are extremely coded and follow strict
systems and norms, as they are an integrated part of