FIDEL LANA ERUNT
Metal grid, wool thread, live plants and flowers, carpet (H:100cm W45cm D:130cm)
Jasmine explores objects around faith and the artefacts used within different religions, in particular those that might be considered spiritual or sentimental in value or importance. Jasmine explores the ideas of faith within the compounds of found objects that relate to her own perspective of home and security as an atheist by created a shrine consisting of contrasting materials and textures including metal, wool and plants laced together on top of a rolled carpet to represent how objects can be comprised to create a status of power through positioning and placement.
The combination of familiar items that are traditional to me were constructed through my own interpretation of a quote by William H. Hunt expresses that "when language was not transcendental enough to complete the meaning of a revelation, symbols were relied upon for heavenly teaching, and familiar images, chosen from the known, were made to mirror the unknown spiritual truth."