2020: Year Of The Metal Rat

Once again it is time for me to delve into the ancient Chinese astrological texts, and contemplate the Taoist and alchemical symbols in preparation for the Lunar New Year on January 25, 2020. Year of the Metal Rat will challenge us to play it small, and accumulate what we need for the new life that we’re preparing for.

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guardians of immortality

Guardians Of Immortality & Transience

The NGV International’s 2019 winter masterpiece exhibition Terracotta Warriors: Guardians Of Immortality was concurrently run with an exhibition by modern Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang. The contrast between ancient and modern China was brought to life in an original way, that tickled my fascination with ancient Chinese history. It also reminded me about how history repeats.

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