Helena Aikin


Landart piece made of stone and brick inspired in a triple spiral neolithic design representing the three stages of the Goddess (virgin, Mother, wise woman)


Abmessungen : 40 cm x 400 cm x 500 cm (Height, Width, Depth)
Gewicht : 1000 kg
Jahr : 2021
Material : Stein, Ton

Helena Aikin

For the last 15 years my work as visual artist has involved research on ancient civilizations, which I then recreate in the form of sculptures, paintings and installations. My purpose is to recover a cultural heritage from all 5 continents which I believe encapsulates transcendental, if cryptic messages for the 21st century. I have focused on abstract designs, specially age-old labyrinths which served as astronomical calendars, maps to the Afterlife, metaphors for the different stages of the human voyage or magical objects to attract fertility and auspiciousness. I also use ancient ritually naked figurines from different corners of the planet as a source of inspiration, recreating them in different media for my artistic installations.

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