Oil on Canvas
38" x 37"
The development of individual consciousness is contingent upon a variety of components. First and foremost, one arrives at one’s awareness through personal experiences. Second of all, one must rely on information accumulated through the learning process. Subconsciously, the individual tends to associate his/her current reality with relevant elements contained in the biographies of historical figures. Over the entrance of the National Archives, etched in stone, is the following axiom: What is Past, is Prologue.
I love an academic environment. I spent twelve years in primary education followed by eleven more years of secondary education which served to revise the studies of my first twelve. It became abundantly clear that the facts contained in any historical account or, for that matter, in any witnessed event, are completely dependent upon the narrator. Piecing Together What Just Happened is an abstract representation of an amorphous library filled with chaotically categorized stacks of books. Somewhere contained within the blue and red covers and the gold print there are bits and pieces of the truth.