Global Roots 2

Artist Statement: “This series portrays a surreal arrangement consisting of a variety of flowers all originating from the same root system. The floral installation represents our global human population — the human species originated from one root race, and evolved into multiple races with diverse characteristics and appearances. The root ‘vase’ is symbolic of a sense of belonging, origins, and our ever-evolving relationship with each other. On a semiotic level, roots symbolize strength, vitality, and beginnings; roots are the organs of plants that typically lie beneath the surface and act as a vital source of nutrition and nourishment. Not usually depicted in art, root systems are commonly overshadowed by the beauty and allure of flowers. This image showcases the root as a subject of great beauty and importance, subverting the familiar bouquet model with a twist.”

Crystal Archive paper face mounted with silicon based liquid onto 10mm thick glass and a brushed aluminium backing; along with aluminium frame list for hanging.

Sizes: 50×69 cm, 70x97cm, and 100x140cm.

Limited edition of 3.

Signed by the artist and accompanied with a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Price upon request. For more information see contact.

Artist Statement: This series portray a surreal arrangement consisting of a variety of flowers all originating from the same root system. The floral installation represents our global human population — the human species originated from one root race, and evolved into multiple races with diverse characteristics and appearances. The root ‘vase’ is symbolic of a sense of belonging, origins, and our ever-evolving relationship with each other. On a semiotic level, roots symbolize strength, vitality, and beginnings; roots are the organs of plants that typically lie beneath the surface and act as a vital source of nutrition and nourishment. Not usually depicted in art, root systems are commonly overshadowed by the beauty and allure of flowers. This image showcases the root as a subject of great beauty and importance, subverting the familiar bouquet model with a twist.

 

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