Day 1

The image shows a piece of artwork by Jina Wallwork. It is a paint and ink drawing of a daily meditation. Stylistically this piece of artwork has links with abstract art.

Day 1 by Jina Wallwork

The image shows a piece of artwork by Jina Wallwork. It is a photograph of a daily meditation created using stones. Stylistically this piece of artwork has links with land art and earthworks.

Day 1 by Jina Wallwork

 

Day 1

I feel lost within this day. I drift along its surface without delving into its potential. Do I cease to understand everything this day could be, or am I merely showing my appreciation for what it is within this moment? This day does not need to create change. It can feature many aspects of the days that have gone before. A day will change my life only when my soul decides I am ready. I cannot force change. I cannot decide on a new life and then demand its presence. I can only take steps in the direction I wish to go. I will love this day, and I will miss it when my life alters. I will hold it close, and then I will let go.

27 Days

27 Days is a series of transient sculptures each representing a single day. The sculptures are made from natural materials where stones are shaped into different patterns. My behavior shapes the nature of each day, how I move the stones shapes the sculpture that represents it. These temporary sculptures are also meditations upon a day. Over many days we can see patterns emerge and slowly life changes, but within a single day this pattern is elusive. We are making decisions and responding to life’s challenges but we do not know what we are creating. To meditate upon a single day is an act of consciously observing your life as it unfolds.

Artworks were then created from the photos of those transient sculptures. Those works represent viewing each day with hindsight. There are similarities, but the memory of the day is different to the experience within the moment.

Not all of the artwork from this day is on the website. Buy the book My Visions of the Universe and view the whole series and more.

My Visions of the Universe. A book by the artist Jina Wallwork

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