Guardian of the Forest

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”

Holeheartedly

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”

Yurtu

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”

Three witches

I often wonder at the fact that it is so difficult for people to be conscious of their actions and their behavior. If we just try to practice understanding, empathy and work on our automatic response patterns, we would be much happier, as would the people around us. This statue is a tribute to beingContinue reading “Three witches”

The Fierce and Beautiful Pele

Pele is the goddess of volcanos and of lightening. A goddess with a back straight as a cliff and breasts round like the moon, she killed her true love by incineration with lava, when she decided that her sister’s journey to fetch him took too long. She tried to kill her sister Hi‘iaka too, butContinue reading “The Fierce and Beautiful Pele”

Potatoes and Birches 2014 show in Warsaw

This was an installation which discussed old Polish beliefs before they were replaced by Christianity 1,000 years ago. This was also a commentary on the rampant alcohol consumption by Polish citizens (featured as little potato people on potato islands), and showed how vodka cuts us off from our higher selves. These old traditions worshipped nature, and particularly powerful wereContinue reading “Potatoes and Birches 2014 show in Warsaw”