When we take someone under our protection, whatever that may mean to us as individuals, what is the price we pay for our sacrifice to them? Do we even see it as a sacrifice? We make a choice for them, unaware of what the costs will be in the end, or how much we lose,Continue reading “What Will See”
Aqua Forte & Tinta Etching – the first piece I created for my doctorate in the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in October 2017
The Guardian of the Forest is the spirit of the oldest tree. The wisest spirit who remembers when there was nothing but a barren plain that she watched over as she grew and her children scattered about her, finally crowding in and creating the canopy that bows in the wind and rejoices in the sun.Continue reading “Guardian of the Forest”
We want to make ourselves happy by filling the sadness that lurks deep in our hearts. An emptiness that nothing can ever fill. If we keep trying to fill this space, we can never have peace and we will never be happy. We cannot fill the internal with the external. When we finally accept thisContinue reading “Holeheartedly”
The Aborigines have a story about the Yurtu, little souls that travel on raindrops to find human mothers. We spend so much energy as children trying to make parents happy, as parents we struggle to make the best of what we can for our children, but in the end, everyone is failing to understand theContinue reading “Yurtu”
Children have immense power. Their power comes from the innate logic that is not crowded out by societal standards and rules. They are open to the whole world; they look at life through untainted eyes, which could almost be qualified as a “second sight.”
When the story of the hero ends with a return home, home is always the same, but the adventure leaves the hero changed. Why is it that when given a change in perspective we can never be kept intact, and our insides are forced to change with our horizon?