Tabula Rasa


Glass, stainless steel, metal, incense ashes

2" x 9" x 6"

The glass bullet contain the ashes of incense as the final by-product of life setting alight and freeing the spiritual body to become a Tabula rasa once more. The fragile transparent glass cartridge with its dephlogistoned payload of ash addresses the fragility of life and invokes the poet Matsuo Basho’s revered Haiku of the samurai/warrior.

Summer grasses, All that remains Of a warriors’ dreams.

Phlogiston Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, curators Branko Franceschi, Dr. K. J. Baysa, Croatia


Naomi Campbell2015