“The same way a beautiful flower needs a diverse and fertile soil to grow, so does the spirit, which is nourished by offerings as diverse and fertile as soil.” Padrinho Jorge Callejo Hernandez, Habana, Cuba, January 11, 2017.
Andrea’s Room is an immersive environment juxtaposing organic and scientific iconographies of the natural world that seem unseen, forgotten or discarded against established aesthetic and moral taboos associated with Yoruba syncretic religion.
Nature offers unlimited beauty revealed through patterns observed from micro to macro. In experiencing such patterns we unite with the essence of the universe and nourish our souls.
Claudia Jacques, MFA, PhD, is a Brazilian-American interdisciplinary technoetic artist, designer, educator and researcher.