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Enlightenment

Medium

Acrylic on Canvas

Year

2021

This tretalogy is a collection of 4 painting that narrate a journey of the self towards an utopia where the body is detached from a system that holds it down

This is an exploration of the self; a journey towards achieving a personal utopia by rejecting the systems that hold us back

Art works

  • -9.8m/s2, 30" x 40

  • Utopian Flight, 36" x 48"

  • Utopia, 36" x 48"

  • Enlightenment, 18" x 24"

-9.8 m/s2, Acrylic on canvas, 2021, 30" x 40"

The beginning starts with a claustrophobic perception of helplessness. “-9.8m/s2” represents the memory of being in a room filled with knowledge that was never put into practice due to the fear of failure.

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Utopian Fligh, Acrylic on canvas, 2021, 36" x 48"

Utopia is a literal detachment from the physical world, a denial of societal norms that do not allow us to see further than the horizon. It is a cry to elevate oneself and see the world outside the eyes of a system

3UTOPIA (ENLIGHTENMENT SERIES #3).jpg

Utopia, Acrylic on canvas, 2021, 36" x 48"

Utopia is about mindfulness of the present and resilience of emotions. This piece speaks to the moment when one emerges from the darkness of the cave *

*Plato's Allegory of the Cave

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Enlightenment, Acrylic on canvas, 2021, 18" x 24"

Enlightenment is both the ability to choose and the awareness of power.

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