|Connection by Antony Gormley.|
All of the atoms which originated somewhere out there in an expanded universe, are going to be taken back into the circulation of mass and energy; that is the physical conditions of our existence. Maybe as a result of meditation I do not find that frightening, it is rather comforting. It is a bit like surfing, we do it while we can and then the wave goes back into the sea. That’s an image of a Buddhist notion of incarnation: that the whole rising and disappearing of lives and forms is a kind of endless mystery,said by British sculptor Antony Gormley in conversation with Jan van Boeckel about his work and inspiration (interviewed by Jan van Boeckel, He is part of a research group at the Faculty of Art Education at Aalto University in Helsinki). Read more.