New Totems For Mother Kun Adnyana
May 02nd, 2008-June 02nd,2008
an Exhibition by Kun Adnyana
The series of the ?New Totems for Mother ? contain art objects expressing the whole gamut of his emotions about Mother rooted in ideological obsession, symbolism or re-interpretation of ancient iconography that signify Mother. The series contain his reading or interpretation of the various Lingam-Yoni artifacts and the famous Venus of Willendorf-Austria, a grossly distorted female figurine with exaggerated genetic organs?big bosoms and genital?illustrating how people who lived around 30,000-25,000 BC expressed their ideas about Mother and fertility.