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Cerulean

While working and experimenting with inks, I used a marble paper technique to make patterns on paper. The inked paper and cellophene combined to give a watery, fluid effect. The color blue is said to be very tranquilizing and calming. Hence, I added beautiful origami lotuses because they too are a symbol of peace. The lights allow the viewer to see the ink patterns under the cellophene. Altogether the installation looks like a lotus pond.

Size: 78” x 50”

Project Duration: 2 months

Date of Completion: October 2008

Media: Mixed Media Installation (paper, ink, cellophene, cloth, lights)