TRANSFORM 2012:Mixed Media Collaboration with Amanda Sage & Nome Edonna for ‘Gate Gate’ 2009 [6’h x 16’w x 18″d]

“Gate Gate” – Portals & Passages – Aurora Mahassine, Curator

A Collaborative Community Engagement that explored the Elements within the Seasons of Life and the Year both through Art and through Ecology. There were collaborations between over 20 local artists and ecologists that told the story of creation, growth, striving, exploration, dispersal, decay, transformation and the unknown. This creative inquiry was guarded by the introspective entrance where a traditional haiku, and a painted iris on a scroll were reflected – along with the viewer in a 6’h x 5’w mirror that both greeted and bid one adieu…