"Every time you go into the car, fear comes around you. It's a hell of emotion, danger. While you are doing it something is telling you - I don't like this. I don't feel good. I don't feel comfortable. But after you have faced it, there is a great relief and you feel very calm. You are playing with strong emotions all the time." - Ayrton Senna
"Memories of a Past Life" are a series of abstracts created by Stefan Johansson. Drawing inspiration from his previous career as a Formula One Racing Driver, each painting is named after a corner or a section at various Grand Prix circuits around the world.
Stefan Johansson spent most of his life racing cars, with a 10 year career in Formula 1, driving for teams such as Ferrari and McLaren and winning the prestigious Le Mans 24 hour race for Porsche. 1986, when his best friend and rival, Elio De Angelis, was killed Stefan decided to pick up a brush and a canvas...