José ParlÃ¡ encapsulates his thoughts within the vast beauty of abstraction, composed of layers of paint, handwritten scriptures, and more paint. The New York-based contemporary artist resided in London to complete works for his solo exhibition, Broken Language, at Haunch of Venison. NOWNESS caught up with ParlÃ¡ to document the different stages of creation. He likes to roam around the streets to become acquainted with the city and absorb the energy of the place, transforming that inspiration and influence into works of art. Watch the whole process unravel in the short video below.