Medium:Japanese Sumi Ink, Acrylics and Mixed Media on Canvas Size: 100cm x 100cm Signed & Varnished. This work is based on the spiritual practice of Enso painting. Enso is the iconic circular symbol representing the universe and the duality of life (empty yet full, infinite yet complete). This special circle is painted as one masterstroke, in one breath and no corrections permitted afterwards.
Medium: Acrylics and Japanese Sumi Ink on Canvas Size: 100cm x 100cm Signed & Varnished. The work is based on artist's own unique black & white design called Ningenzo, showing a human figure (Ningen in Japanese) walking the circle of life (Enso Circle of Enlightenment in Zen caligraphy ) and representing all human potential. The design communicates the universal story of the human journey, yet in this case a person is walking on a circular path that starts and finishes within the human figure.
Medium: Japanese Sumi Ink on Hot Press 200gsm Fabriano Paper Size: 150cm x 210cm Painted live in front of an audience as a finale of an inter-disciplinary performance “Odyssey of the Circle” (in collaboration with audio-visual duo Lola and Yukao Meet) staged in Clamecy, France, October 2022. The work draws inspiration from Enso, the iconic circular symbol, considered to be the pinnacle of Zen Buddhism.
Medium: Acrylics and Japanese Sumi Ink on Canvas Size: 100cm x 100cm The work is based on artist's own unique black & white design called Ningenzo, showing a human figure (Ningen in Japanese) walking the circle of life (Enso Circle of Enlightenment in Zen caligraphy ) and representing all human potential.
Original Abstract Painting- Medium: Sumi Ink, Acrylics and Mixed Media on Canvas. Size: 60cm x 60cm Enso is a symbol that the artist discovered when learning shodo (the art of Japanese caligraphy) during lockdown 2020. Also known as the Zen Circle or Circle of Enlightenment, it is considered the pinnacle of Zen Buddhism.
Medium: Acrylic and mixed media on deep edge canvas. Size: 60cm x 60cm Created to connect the viewer with their own path in life and inject the sense of hope regardless of circumstances around us. Painted during the second lockdown in the UK and using the chaos of the global pandemic as an inspiration to send a message of hope.
Acrylics and mixed media on canvas. 60cm x 60cm. Sculptural 3D effect. This painting won a contemporary art competition within month after it was completed. It was selected to be exhibited at Boomer Gallery, London as part of “What is Art II’ show running between 16th - 21st April 2021. The subject of tears was inspired by the tear drop stroke from artist’s shodo practice (Japanese caligraphy) and chosen as a response to the current times that we live in during a global pandemic.
Medium: Japanese sumi ink on textured rice paper. Size in the frame: 82cm x 82cm Created in monochrome as a study for a live painting performance. The work explores painting with movement based on the circular Zen symbol Enso. Privately performed mark-making are an embodiment of physical and emotional flow in a moment. The works treat movement as a gateway to creativity, abstraction, and genius-self.