Monday, April 17, 2006

everyday garden by Francis Baker

confinement - image, lightjet print

In the piece containment - concept, a china-doll plant rises from the mold of a Buddha figurine, while its roots grow within this confinement. With this work I am borrowing a basic precept and interpreting it as the striving to see the world as it is and not through the veil of manufactured ideas. The piece itself sets up a circular thought pattern since I begin with a given principle. To break the thought cycle it is necessary to extract the confined root, completing the process by giving opportunity for further awareness, examination and meditation. more >

everyday garden: interment 1, acrylic box, organic matter

everyday garden

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