Materials: Mixed-media – graphite, pastel, fabric, gold thread, acrylic, oil, collage, rice papers.
Support: assembled on canvas
Techniques: drawing, stitching, cutting, gluing, lino-printing, painting, collage, assemblage.
Size: Height 1220 mm x Width 916 mm x Depth 43 mm
+ Abstract, Archetypal Expressionism
+ ‘Trans’ – acknowledgement of transitional states and the work of the spirit through the repetition of the X’s reflecting time, movement, physical attachment (replica of stitching).
+ The X’s: Vortex symbol, “As is above, so is below”, spirit/matter, heaven/earth realms, parallels, thoughts, manifestation, stitching – attachment, mesh, lattice, interconnections, signifying realms of planes – a particular level of existence, mental activity, or achievement.
+ Channels, layers, gold stitching – passage, transit, conduit, levels, planes
+ Vessels – embodiment of your ‘being’, inner alchemy processes, all is one, facing up – open, receive, filter, give and take, inverted dome – shelter, nurture, protect, shadow self, dualities, containment.
+ Colours/fabric, rice paper collage – Primal, energy/chakra levels, alchemies, signifying realms of existence, of various planes – worldly, spiritual