Ikebana- Sepia ink continuous line on soft hand pressed paper.
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Ikebana, is the traditional Japanese art form of flower arranging. Ikebana focuses not only on the flowers themselves but also the space between. Rikki uses this practise as a metaphor to accept that the spaces and times between our special moments in life are just as important as the moments themselves. A reminder that our day to day is to be lived just as presently as our holidays and celebrations.
The Significance of the Alchemy Series.
Nurturing, forms part of Rikki's series Alchemy. In a fast season of life, Rikki's quest for peace became a priority and she felt an intense need to slow, pause and recalibrate.
During the creation of the series, a memory of one of Rikki's most peaceful moments was regularly flooding back to her. 2007, as an exchange student in Japan, sitting on the banks of a perfectly still lake surrounded by mountains. That moment although 14 years ago, was unforgettably grounded, an awe filled moment of pure presence. Rikki's series is a creative documentation of her transition to integrating more of that feeling back into her every day. Heavily inspired by tranquility, quality, peacefulness and Japanese culture, this series has a presence of its own.
Abstract continuous line work in varying depths of seipa ink on hand pressed paper.
Dimensions: Unframed 570mm X 760mm || Framed 730mm X 920mm.
Available framed or unframed. Please select your preferred option.
If framing is selected your artwork will be professionally float framed in Tasmanian Oak with gallery grade acrylic glass.
Alternative framing colour requests can be accommodated. If you would like to have your piece framed in a white, black or darker timber rather than the Tasmanian Oak please do not hesitate to email your request after purchase to firstname.lastname@example.org
Delivery + lead times:
Complimentary shipping Australia wide. Flat rate global shipping of $50.
International delivery is for unframed pieces only to ensure safe arrival.
Rikki is more than happy to help with any framing questions or advice if purchasing unframed so please do not hesitate to reach out via email.
If purchasing a framed piece please allow 2-3 weeks for your piece to be carefully hand framed and dispatched. Alternatively if purchasing an unframed artwork, your piece will be ready to be sent out to you right away.