Artists Statement

Reflection of A Marriage

A dream is someones bit of memory a tiny seed swirling in search of a place to germinate - to be reincarnated for any consideration.  Memory bits cling and long for recognition the deeper the experience, the more persistent the longing.  The dreamer dreams and offers a place to the memory or, denies entry to consciousness and quickly awakes.  Reflection of A Marriage is an interpretation of a memory bit sent by an ancestral spirit begging final release from a scripted union please release me, let me go, for you dont need me anymore.  This memory bit is given a place here two elements bound to one another, sealed with intention, displayed in a worn box easily closed.  A testimonial of a ritual in decline offers an ancestor a place for recognition.

Description of Work

ARTIST:                       AGATHA  Doerksen

Title:                            Reflection of A Marriage

Country:                      Canada

Date:                            2004  

Size:                             7 (h) x 14 (d) x 24 (w) cm (box closed)

Medium:                       mixed media (ceramic, wood, fabric, metal, wax)

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