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alert, allegory, subconscious, unseen, lurking
Encaustic on plywood
34 x 41 cm

I have inverted the colors to transform the scenery into a dreamlike landscape. This scene is very familiar to me because I come across this area quite often. The people paddling on the water look below yet they can’t seem to find the bottom of the sea making them ignorant. The depths stand for the unconscious mind while ignorance leads to fear and fear leads to alertness.