Berge Blaas Blomme
In early 2008, micro-electrodes implanted in Zak Benjamin's brain relieved the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. Zak regained his mobility. The burden of his second chance weighed heavily, and it was difficult to start work again.
An Oprah show, where a husband and wife told the audience that they had written each other a daily love-letter for 24 years, inspired Zak to make his wife a fifteen minute drawing every day. This painting is the first of those drawings translated into paint. It speaks of unshakeable peace and security—as the mountains around Jerusalem—in the face of the threats that seem to surround us.