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"By Nature" - Melbourne
28 Jun 2016
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 Wycinanki is an ancestral Polish papercutting art form linked to old rural pagan beliefs. Traditionally a very nature-centric art, its creative purpose was the celebration of seasons, of nature’s offerings to humans, of humans’ respect for nature.

In By Nature, wycinanki is used to further the idea of a nature-centric world by highlighting and celebrating the interconnectivity between elements of the natural world. The common origin and oneness of the natural world is emphasized by blending subjects and shapes within the subject; trees are made of animals, animals are made of flowers, forests are made of human words… 

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