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Fingerprint

Fingerprint “Fingerprint” is a Land art intervention located on a shaped finger sand peninsula in Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan, Mongolia. The artwork is a part of a series of 8 artworks created during GNAP Mongolia III in 2022, and it explores the concept of identity. Fingerprint depicts an abstract interpretation of the uniqueness of a human […]

Dharma Wheel

Dharma Wheel The Dharma-chakra or wheel of dharma is a widespread symbol used in south Asian religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, and specially Buddhism. As a solar symbol it first appears on clay steals of the Indus Valley Civilization from 2500 BCE. Nowadays you can find this symbol in many variants painted or graved on […]

Bow and Arrow

“S koljena na koljeno” (Passed through generations) is an artwork related to the cultural identity of the Island of Rab, Croatia. A land-art installation to pay respect to the set of characteristics that does this island unique.

Cultural identity is a part of a person’s identity. I believe a place could have its own cultural identity, self-conception and self-perception. And like each person’s identity, every location identity is related to the environment (orography and nationality), biodiversity (races and ethnicities), beliefs and behaviours, generation or any kind of social group that has its own distinct culture as in this case, the islands of Adriatic sea.

Endless Knot

The Endless Knot iconography symbolize Samsara, the endless cycle of suffering of birth, death and rebirth.

This ancient symbol appears already on clay tablets from the Indus valley civilization 2500 BCE.

It is related to the inter-twining of wisdom and compasion. The interplay and interaction of the opposing forces in the dualistic world of manifestation leading to their union, and ultimately to  harmony in the universe.

Eight Auspicious Signs

_Eight Auspicous Signs The word “Auspice” refers to a divine or prophetic token, and an “auspicious sign” is a positive omen that signifies future success. In the context of the GNAP Mongolia III event in 2022, the Eight Auspicious Signs of Mongolian tradition were used as inspiration for the creation of art, crafts, beliefs, and […]

Ama-gi

“Ama-gi” – Sumerian word for “Freedom”- the oldest known written concept of “freedom” – the literal translation is “coming back to the mother”, “coming back to where you belong”.

The sculpture has two main themes – freedom and transformation or transmutation.

S koljena na koljeno​

“S koljena na koljeno” (Passed through generations) is an artwork related to the cultural identity of the Island of Rab, Croatia. A land-art installation to pay respect to the set of characteristics that does this island unique.

Cultural identity is a part of a person’s identity. I believe a place could have its own cultural identity, self-conception and self-perception. And like each person’s identity, every location identity is related to the environment (orography and nationality), biodiversity (races and ethnicities), beliefs and behaviours, generation or any kind of social group that has its own distinct culture as in this case, the islands of Adriatic sea.

Rachis

Rachis comes from Ancient Greek and gives its name to the axial part of numerous compound structures in animals, fungi and plants. For the human being, it gives name to the backbone or spine being the main axis or “shaft”.