Fine Art

Metamorphic Reflections on the Liminal Spaces of Life’s Resonance

Artist Statement

As an artist, my work delves into the essence of human existence, encapsulating the profound shifts and transitional phases that shape our journey through life. Titled “Metamorphic Reflections on the Liminal Spaces of Life’s Resonance,” my artistic exploration is deeply inspired by Gaston Bachelard’s “The Poetics of Space.” Drawing from Bachelard’s research, my work revolves around the transformative nature of human experience, inviting viewers to contemplate the intricacies of personal growth and evolution. Through my art, I seek to capture the delicate interplay between the tangible and the intangible, the known and the unknown. This title serves as a portal into the depths of profound change and introspection, echoing Bachelard’s exploration of the poetic dimensions of lived space. Central to my artistic inquiry are the threshold moments that mark transitions between different states or realms, echoing Bachelard’s discussion of liminal spaces. These spaces, often overlooked yet profoundly significant, hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of human existence, as Bachelard suggests. Within the fabric of life’s tapestry lies the reverberating effects and emotional significance of these transitional moments, echoing Bachelard’s emphasis on the emotional resonance of lived space. Through my art, I aim to capture the echoes of experience, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of human emotion and connection, mirroring Bachelard’s poetic exploration of space. In essence, “Metamorphic Reflections on the Liminal Spaces of Life’s Resonance” serves as a catalyst for contemplation and reflection, offering viewers a glimpse into the transformative power of liminality within the broader context of life’s journey, as illuminated by Bachelard’s seminal work.


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Coming Soon!!

Art Opening April 26th, 2024 at ACES Gallery, Wilmington, NC.
Anytime between 6-9 pm ET.

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