`Dost thou reckon thyself only a puny form
When within thee the universe is folded?`
Baha`u`llah, The Seven Valleys, p. 33
Feelings of estrangement as someone whose daily routine has been adjusted.
Here I am in suspension and observe. The koru (Maori spiralled patterning) which both frame and are part the scene, are also like arrows, coming and going. This particular pattern is based on the hammerhead shark pattern which relates to a saying about perseverance.
150 x 100 cm, originally painted in 1992,
major repainting in 2004.
Sonja van Kerkhoff