Note On COVID-19

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Mike Sasaski

The title refers to everyone's unique angle on any given situation, plus, the unceasing motion of life makes it theoretically impossible to give a beginning and ending to a particular situation. An artificial start and end time can be given though. The significance of such a simple fact is where my inspiration lies. If the thinking mind is now placed in this larger context of constant flux we can see the rigidity of memory. I see clumps of memories as objects which are removed from the majesty of present motion. When memories are empowered by belief the foundation for conflict with the present flow is put in place.

The piece is made from red cedar, glued-up from three pieces cut from the same board for grain matching. The diagonal glue lines give a dynamic tension to the piece.