"voyage-child"

A digital sculpture by Albazini Van Wyk

Description:

"Spinning top on edge of wormhole"

A top is traditionally recognized as a child’s toy. In this case, it is a technology inspired time travel vehicle.

The unborn child is suspended in the body of the top - within the “womb of technology.”A spinning top symbolizes chance, luck and more clearly uncertainty.

The umbilical cord is the string of life and is the energy source that propels the motion of the spinning top. The opening of the wormhole uses an expectant mother’s navel to demonstrate the birthing process, the bending process of time and space.What inspired this work was...

An interest in time travel, self-transformation and exploring life’s mystery.

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