Everything starts from myself
Every country, based on its cultural background and the believes of its folks, has its own color, and the worldview of its intellectuals are of a great importance in shaping the culture and the civilization of the country.
I am the beginning of everything
The oriental mysticism observes the mankind in the mirror of the world of existence and finds the world of existence in the mankind, and recognizes a sign of the whole world of existence in the individuality of each human being, as a drop of a dew (allusion to the name of the author Shabnam) which could be a sign of the sea and a part of it.
The image used for the work is a picture of the artist herself.
Based on this insight, everybody has his own and exclusive features and characteristics which can find by meditating and reflecting on the dimensions of his own existence and his original motivations (ideas). On contrary to the religions which consider a prophet or a messenger coming from the outside, in this worldview the individual finds himself bearing a message and considering the unity of his own existence, recognizes the message and the messenger as a one.
The material in this work is ceramic and the third firing technique has been used. The tiles are 5x5cm, after being fired for the first time ,they have been glazed and finally been silk printed in the third firing. The image used for the work is a picture of the artist herself. In order to get closer to my intended concept, I first photographed myself and then transformed the image into four different spectrum and expressions and press then on the tiles using the silk print technique.