Yaprak Akıncı directs her gaze towards fuels that lay under the rocks and soil for millions of years, formed by heat and pressure factors, in her recent works on landscapes, where there are traces of humankind but none of the human body. She depicts a scene of loss or, as she puts it, "what re-mains after the human's effort to reach the fuel and drain the soil".
In her paintings, composed with the help of abstract stains, Akıncı exercises both revelation and obstruction techniques as a part of her output. Through her visual language, the concepts such as ephemerality, uncanny, change and destruction she has been frequently revisiting reveal her artistic acts, in a way that echoes the snow. Now it is the viewer who wanders alone in the landscapes of the artist and eventually gets lost.
Even though soil and surface are closely related to the past in Akıncı's visual world, what matters is the present and the future.