WITNESS


WITNESS

Carl Jung was a pioneer in the exploration of the unconscious mind. Dreams, fantasies, myths and free associations were some of his tools of exploration. Calming his mind and allowing thoughts and fantasies to rise up to consciousness were part of the process. MINDWORKS are drawing meditations, images rising from the unconscious mind.

 

Others have explored similar processes: Max Ernest with collage and frottage; Odilon Redon who could not abide a blank white surface, made smudges and saw a butterfly wing; Dubuffet who often began a canvas not knowing whether it would be a cow, a table or a person; Leonardo da Vinci who urged us to look at clouds and stains on the walls and read into them faces, animals and battle-scenes.

 

MINDWORKS are a process of discovery, art put to the service of self-realization for the artist as well as the viewer.