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Invoke/Momentum : 8 editions

Translucent No.1  120x80cm 

Translucent No.1  120x80cm 

Invoke / Momentum is my attempt to create a series of abstract images to articulate my thoughts and feelings on the state of our relationship with nature. That relationship has been one-sided for too long and it is time we pay attention and observe what nature is telling us.  


The creation of Invoke/Momentum spanned 8 years from 2008, when the first image was created, to 2016, the last. The title itself -Invoke/Momentum - is a call to us, our hearts. A fervent call to alert ourselves that we have not been listening. To invoke our sense of humility and to encourage us to learn the lessons that is being taught but never paid attention to. 

Prosper 80x53cm . Sold 1,2,3,4/8

Prosper 80x53cm . Sold 1,2,3,4/8

Scatter No.1 80x53cm . Sold 1,2,3/8

Scatter No.1 80x53cm . Sold 1,2,3/8

Surface No.1 80x53cm . Sold 1,2,3/8

Surface No.1 80x53cm . Sold 1,2,3/8

Surface


The ecosystem is multi-layered. So is our vision. The surface glistens and draws our attention, yet it hides another world. Focus on the surface and it tells a story, focus on what's beyond the surface and an epic unfolds.

Juxtapose No.1 120x80cm 

Juxtapose No.1 120x80cm 

Juxtapose


We need to transition from the darkness of our deeds to the light of our wisdom. The transition is never smooth because we argue amongst ourselves.  The borders of transition becomes vulnerable. Yet we must persevere.

Together No.4 100x150cm 

Together No.4 100x150cm 

Together


Is there any other way of getting things done? 


Clearly, some marine life has found a way to overcome life's challenges together. The delicate dancing patterns tell us that. They must be having so much fun while riding the waves, avoiding the predator, finding a home to rest, together. 


Throng No.3 100x150cm 

Throng No.3 100x150cm 

Grace No.1 80x120 cm . Sold 1,2,3/8

Grace No.1 80x120 cm . Sold 1,2,3/8

Grace


The texture of the seabed, the reactive properties of the surface and the complementary actors come together to tell us that we need more grace in our treatment of this delicate environment.

Troop No.1 80x120cm. Sold 1/8

Troop No.1 80x120cm. Sold 1/8

Together No.1 80Xx20cm .Sold 1,2,3/8

Together No.1 80Xx20cm .Sold 1,2,3/8

Wild No.3 80x120cm 

Wild No.3 80x120cm 

Wild


Nature is wild. Wild is Nature. Wild connotes an uncultured meaning to some but to me it means an unadulterated condition. Wild is a state to strive for because in wilderness we are in harmony with our fellow beings. The longer we allow our wandering vision to discover Wild No.3, the more recognisable will our neighbours become. Therein lies the lesson that we are not the primal species. We are but one of many. 

Troop No.4 80x120cm.Sold 1/8

Troop No.4 80x120cm.Sold 1/8

Troop


The uniform, the patterns, the leader, a disciplined approach -  all aspects of a troop. 


Like in a choir, the harmonies, the move of the baton a quiver before the beat, the accent and the pause.


Are we truly listening? 

Juxtapose No.2 150x100 cm 

Juxtapose No.2 150x100 cm 

Surface No.2 150x100cm 

Surface No.2 150x100cm 

Troop No.5 150x100cm 

Troop No.5 150x100cm 

Synchronicity No.1  80X53cm

Synchronicity No.1  80X53cm

Synchronicity is a concept and a tune. They dance to the tune. We conceptualise it. 

Deft No.1 80x53 cm Sold 1/8

Deft No.1 80x53 cm Sold 1/8

Translucent No.4 120x80cm

Translucent No.4 120x80cm

Coy No.4 120x80 cm

Coy No.4 120x80 cm

Coy


Shall we go or shall we wait? 


Together No.3 120x80 cm Sold 1,2 /8

Together No.3 120x80 cm Sold 1,2 /8

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