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The Artwork The sand mandala is an
intricate and sacred artwork made from
coloured marble sands. It grows each
day as sands are poured a few grains at a
time through ancient funnel implements.
The mandala designs, which are 2500
years old, have been passed through the
ages unchanged and are reconstructed
from memory, which is part of a Buddhist
monk's rigorous training.
Medium Coloured marble sands
Price Priceless and ephemeral
Exhibition Harmonic Sands:
A Tibetan Buddhist Mandala
Sanskrit origins to mean 'circle', goes
far beyond a simple reference to shape.
A mandala is a visual representation of
wholeness, essence and the patterns of
life. Emma's Exotic Mandala captures the
beauty of art nouveau-inspired designs,
with the luscious floral milieu seemingly
overtaking human presence.
Medium C-type digital print
Exhibition Emma Hack: Spirit of Place
May 22-June 6, 131A Waratah
Avenue, Dalkeith, (08) 9386 2000,
June 2-11, 12 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge,
(08) 9427 1318, gallerycentral.com.au.
7 ELEMENTS ART GALLERY
Title Exotic Mandala --
Chrysanthemum with But terflies
Artist Emma Hack is a body artist who
began photographing her works in late
2007. She has won numerous awards,
including the CIDESCO World Congress
Professional World Body Painting
Championship in 2001. Her work features
in collections nationally and internationally.
The Artwork The meaning of 'mandala',
while loosely translated from its ancient
8 EMERGE ART SPACE
Title The Unease of a Sinister Ambiguity
Artist Richard Healy is the 2009 recipient
of Emerge ART SPACE's annual Cream
Art Prize, awarded to an outstanding
tertiary art institution graduate.
The Artwork Richard's work is primarily
based around the figure, and often
displays sinister undertones. He aims to
create scenes in which something is about
to happen or has just happened. Unlike
a comic or a film where the structure is
controlled tightly to create one reading
of the image, Richard's objec tive is to
create painting images allowing for
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