My latest collage references Aldous Huxley”s "The Doors of Perception." In the book the author states that his experience was “without any question the most extraordinary and significant experience available to human beings this side of the Beatific Vision."
“And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus.”
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The Sea Hears Nothing, The Sea Hears Everything
"The Evolutionist's Wager," includes elements that represent the island of Galapagos and Darwin and by extension, evolution. The word, "wager," is a deliberate referrence to "Pascal's Wager." Pascal, a mathmatician and philosopher of the 17th Century, encouraged his readers to "wager" on the existance of God.
I little over a year ago, I was contacted by singer/songwriter Martha Fields. She was in the process of completing her latest album, "Southern White Lies," and had discovered my Southern Gothic work (from New Lit Salon Press) and asked if I would be interested in working on an album cover. I was and my work above is the result of our collaboration. Elements in this cover include her loved ones, both living and dead and blends the past with the present.