I have handmade 101 clay pots with the faces of different poets from around the world on them. I am leaving the pots, along with poems by those poets around the city for people to discover, read, and take home with them.
Karen Grosman is based in Toronto, Ontario. Her practice concentrates on painting, ceramic sculptures and large scale ceramic art installations.Recent paintings deal with concepts of death, rebirth, and impermanence. Ceramics explore ideas of superficiality, hidden meanings, the façade and the abject.
The precarious state of human existence has been a primary question in Seo Young Chang’s work. In an attempt to describe someone’s repetitively denied way of existing and its possible form, the artist sets up a situation by using repetitive movements, texts, rules, conditions, and narration.
IM has collected and documented stories and scenes of urban legends, superstitions, pseudo-sciences and pseudo-religions spread throughout society, and has realized them through various mediums such as video, painting, installations, and publications.
None of us can escape the habit of projecting our thoughts over reality itself. But if we can access awareness of our conceptual biases, we can open new windows onto our mind. By contrast, when mind is immersed in uncontrolled emotions and mistaken beliefs, we’re unable to see clearly.
‘Four Winds’ is inviting and guiding us to all unlimited opportunities in our lives. There is no right or wrong way, just go and enjoy being.
… a fairly resolute statement of Johan will constitute the final words in this portrayal of his art: “Actually it’s quite prosaic: it is a hard damn work, for several years, where I feel that there is a line which starts at one point and which will continue as long as it continues. Quite simply!”
Sooner or later, it seems, any artist who uses imagery will want to paint birds. And why not of course? Birds are fascinating and changeable and exotic in more than a few hundred ways.
My mandalas focus on kaleidoscopic details of nature which are often mandalas in their own right.
In summer 2020 the Mars Exploration Mission will land another rover vehicle on the Red Planet in order to examine surface geology and to investigate a region of Mars where an ancient environment may have hosted microbial life. Will we find out at long last if there really is “life on Mars?