This series of paintings was inspired by song lyrics. Astrid took a line from a song and began to visually compose and photograph an image from which she painted. The paintings are evocative of a certain emotion and were mostly painted using larger than life proportions.

'I know it's over, still I cling, I don't know where else I can go'
The Smiths

'Down and out's only if you think up and in's right'
John Frusciante

'Oily marks appear on walls where pleasure moments hung before'
Imogen Heap

'I want to take you far from the cynics in this town'
The Postal Service