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samsara

samsara

Golden leaf with the traditional technique has been apply in this work. The gold paint was interpreted for the precious moment that frosted in the fluid of time.  “Lai Num Thong” or gold paint in Benjarong art. This aspect has been chosen as a connection between the artist’s work and the folk wisdom.  “Lai Num Thong” has been famous during the Rama II reign in favor of the value added in the art of pottery glazing.

“Samsara” represents the cycle of the seasons as well as the many moments in our life that we have wanted frozen. The changing of the seasons is like the rise and fall of a curtain in the theatre symbolising the beginning and the end of a real-life drama. The artist uses gold leaf to illustrate the stark contrast between the fragility of gold leaf and the durability of gold as a substance.