My inspiration comes from my meditation and dreams. To me, dreams are as real as the physical world as they are the link to our absolute consciousness, an insight to the human dynamics. It is through my dream state that I connect with the universe and the humanity.
Through Sanskrit ‘Om’ as recurring theme and a representation of myself, the viewer, or the humanity as a collective being, I captures the energy between human and the universe, and the living creatures and their environment.
Painted on a handmade paper with mixed pigments to achieve embroidery like effect, at first glance the paintings look like a tapestry, a sand mandala or paintings on ancient wooden temples. But closer examination reveals ‘Om’ morphing into Sun, Moon, serpents, birds, and various geometric shapes and patterns in harmonious rhythm. Beneath these jewel-like strokes is calligraphy giving the paintings overall strength and masculine energy