During the summer months Grüner See or “Green Lake” in Austria floods with the snowmelt of surrounding mountains, reaching a depth of maximum 12 metres. In winter when the lake is only a few meters deep it is used as a park.
Each self portrait is drawn under the influence of different drugs taken daily. Within weeks of this experiment he became lethargic and suffered mild brain damage. He continues to work on this series but with much more time between doses.