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  • Writer's pictureDon Woodward

The Creation and Destruction of Impermanence

Updated: Jan 8


Mixed Media on Paper

I started getting an idea for a new piece during a recent Meditation Retreat, spending 9 days alone, sitting in Zazen (Shikantaza) for 8 hours a day, and only reading one text, The Lotus Sutra. I was fascinated with the similarity between rings of a tree and the rings of a clock, and came up with this.

I combine elements from various clocks and watches, as well as the Astronomical Clock housed in St. Catherine Cathedral, in G'dansk, Poland, calculated and constructed in the 14th Century CE.

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