What about us is inherited and what about us is for us to decide?
This is a question that has haunted me a great deal. So much of our world views are taught at the knees of our parents, and they at theirs.
This Be The Verse
As have feathers, in all their myriad symbology across global cultures. I love what they represent to me – freedom, power, an ethereal ‘other’. A symbol of survival and renewal.
This is a painting which in its concept holds the precepts of the Native American ideology in its claws and was my way of investigating a little what that means. However, more than that it is an open ended question: eternally difficult to answer or come to terms with.