The owl has symbolised wisdom since the ancient Greeks. It is rooted in nature and reproduces by laying eggs, but under the influence of rational, scientific thinking it has become more angular.
The Philosopher is one of four characters that constitute an AVL-designed new world order. Death, The Artist, The Leader and The Philosopher are idols for the future.

Philosopher (2017) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020
‘ArtZuid’, Amsterdam (NL), 2019
‘Ferrotopia’, NDSM, Amsterdam (NL), 2018