Surfing the Ecliptic detail
Surfing the Ecliptic
An artist spends a lot of time thinking about the weirdest of subjects. At the moment I am all-consumed with the ‘end times’. Most will know this as an analysis of the Mayan calendars (Long Term, Short Term and Venus) and the fact that they come to an abrupt stop at 11.11 am, 21 December 2012. Google 2012 a couple of times and you might be suitably surprised.
No one now disputes that the Mayan calendar is deathly accurate and that when it winds down to 13.00.00.00 a new baktun cycle will start. It will start anew, hopefully at a greater level of consciousness. Each full round of the calendar has as its endgame the elevation of the species.
All sorts of other strange things are going on at the same time. You think this a kook-fringe conspiracy theory at this stage - all I can say to you is welcome to most blissful ignorance. A day Google-ing should at least open up your third eye enough to allow you to begin to question the current consensus reality. I am not making it all up but am merely attempting to paint a universe in chaos and then happily in greater chaos. Chaos is our true state - a state of ever evolving possibilities in such ratios as 3:4:5, 1.618 to infinity (Phi), 1.58 (13.20 ratio), etc, etc. We are the most cleverly constructed suprahologram and if you break us down into our smallest parts (even beyond atoms) then the hologram can still be reconstructed from that - the macrocosm in the microcosm or ‘as above, so below’.
We are surfing the ecliptic towards this date. It is a date when time stops in the mythological calendars of the so-called primitives who were indeed spiritual pioneers in a much more golden age - the Hopi of Hotevilla, Az; the Nagual of Mexico; the tohunga of the Waitaha in New Zealand; the Hindu writers of yuga sequences; and the day of judgement of religions too numerous to mention. In the middle bottom of the painting you can see a face constructed out of red swirls. This is backed by a star chart that indicates the ecliptic we are surfing. It faces North and M36 sneaks into play…
It is said that on 12/21/2012 that the Earth crosses the ecliptic of the universe and the sun at this point gets in the way of the emanations from our galactic centre, hence a total galactic eclipse of the earth (and perhaps a total eclipse of our hearts). The Mayans called this xilbalba be (the road to the Underworld) and forewarned us that we should be on the lookout for it. I suggest you try: http://www.2012unlimited.net and Mayan-timing.html as good sources and go to viewzone and find Dan Eden's informative article on 2012 http://www.viewzone.com/. I finished the picture (I thought!). I picked up several tubes of acrylic paint, squirted them on the canvas, and then let my partner Phil spray it with a garden hose three times. WYSIWYG. Strange, but Isis’s third-eye is open!
Acrylic, oil, gouache, astronomical & facial collage, a garden hose and three well aimed bursts of water on canvas by Ms P, Easter 2009