This piece is a cerebral reflection of being suspended in synchronistic alignment yet surrounded by uncertainty. A stage of personal power that comes from recognizing the moment – and reveling in its immediacy and torrent chaos – the eye of the storm.
A reflection of the glimmering broken- yet stunningly beautiful being that has arisen out of youth into young adulthood and emanates the resonate power of having survived successive near-fatal attempts to learn what it is to be alive.
A self-portrait; A representation of what it feels to emanate.
- originate from; give out or emit
Emanate. Wood Steel Glass Resin. 26 inches by 26 inches by 7 inches. 2023.
A cerebral reflection of being suspended in synchronisitc alignment yet surrounded in uncertainty. A stage of personal power that comes from recognizing the moment – and reveling in its immediacy and torrent chaos – the eye of the storm.
A self-portrait; through intamate relationship to the material and exploration of personal identity in dutch motifs that originate from childhood. These textures, the form, and the material represent ripples of my experiences. The form of an emblem, the color and pattern of a traditional dutch hex, a deep connection to the unique people and circumstances that made me, and a homage to my own alignment with my purpose.
Now creating works centered on ethnic and environmental research; the form is a sculptural reimagining of traditional dutch barn signage called “hex signs.” Originally used to conjure prosperity, fertility, and luck in the coming seasons. As a descendant ancestor and a contemporary sculptor; this work explores the fractal connections between identity, past, and present.
Sculpture by ember de boer
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Ember DE BOER