Older ways of doing are often overlooked. Something is forgotten as attention focuses towards 'the modern'.
Through patient observation of the fundamental a creative process evolves that is equally intuition and calculation.
The discovery that metals could be isolated from the earth was pivotal in the evolution of the human species.
Our concepts of connection to our planet and our role as time manipulators was forever changed.
Might retracing the steps of others allow for a glimpse through an unusual perspective?
One that relates the past and the present,
time and space,
and what it means to be here, now?
Interaction between raw material and the human body allows for a direct means to explore the physical and chemical world.
Can we learn something about ourselves through this process of sweat and time?
Can symbiosis occur between the participants of this interaction?
This strange road is one worth wandering.
©2019 Eric Dennis