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 Crossing the bridge from the ‘conscious’ and the ‘unconscious’ 

My Art practice largely explores ideas,narratives from  mostly a Philosophical viewpoint, responding to 
Local and Global Socio – Economic – Political,perspectives and challenges.
My portfolio of work over the last couple of years explored and responded to ideas around the philosophical hard problem of ‘consciousness’
‘If there is only matter, what is ‘consciousness?’ 
The current wave of migration that we are all witnessing from Syria and from countries across Africa and the Middle East, and the polarising, nationalist – protectionist,political  movements sweeping through Europe and the USA, aligned to the local drought conditions in our Sub Saharan African region, has led to my current exploration of

WATER

as a metaphor of life.
The Ancient Greek Philosopher Empedocles, held that water is one of the four classical elements, alongside Fire, Earth and Air, and was regarded as the basic substance of the universe.

 

‘H20’ 2017, oils on stainless steel, 39cm by 39cm eachflowing-liquid-water
Contact me on tessa@tessateixeira.com