Lin Hsin-Chen – When East Meets West – Deposit of Wisdom
No matter you are from eastern or western, we are all pursuing happiness.
Are we really happy?
People should overcome adversity, and separate the wheat from the chaff.
Go through the hardship of life, so that our heart will enjoy peace and ease, and pursue the carefree happiness.
When we were young, we cared for material things and eventful life.
After middle age, if lucky, we learn to give.
Wisdom can be a deposit; it increases as our spiritual level grows.
Just like human beings awed by giant trees in the nature world.
Let’s learn to let go!
Let go of all the things that you’re afraid of.
Enjoy crystal-clear and trouble-free existence.
Hold the pure, transparent and elegant flower of life.
In this work, I give up my customary use of colors.
I use slender lines and multi-layered techniques instead.
An empty flower, a vague concept.
It requires a different courage to take the challenge.
Most importantly, I am willing to make change to accumulate my deposit of wisdom.
I wish you all have abundant wisdom deposits.
Materials: commercial cottons, linen, acrylic paints, ribbon, Romanian threads
Techniques: Mola, hand appliqué, hand embroidered, hand quilted, acrylic dyeing
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