ANDRE' SWANCY'S SERIES MYTH & MEMORY - "FINDING A STYLIST FRAME WORK TRUER TO MY ROOTS"
Altar of Light (Myth & Memory) Dream Time to Dream Time
"The time before time. All people dream yet dreaming has no religion, racial, social class or cultural boundaries nor government...
Dream Time is but the creative force where the Metaphysical and the Physical are one; yes everything in the Natural World is but a symbolic footprint of the Metaphysical being that created our
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Swancy works on his knees to create dream project and as he creates, he shuts out the world and gives total concentration.
Swancy showing weekly review writer/crictic for Creative Loafing the crude flag in installation made of burlap sack, stripes on one side and and painted stars on the handle.
SPECIAL ALTAR PIECES
Being assembled by Swancy
THE ART GENUINE
Herbs - African - Roots - Resin Incense - Bath Crystals - Goofer Dust - African Arts - Lucky Hand Root - Southern Style Bag - John Conquer Root - Chinese Brand Wash - Rabbits Foot - Dolls - Bat Nuts - Folklork - Lucky Charms & Masks.
Allegro Alter of Myth & Memory - View Alter pictures -
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Installations projecting addressing Density, Humanity, & The Treatment of Indigenous People.
1994 - 1995
Titled - Allarego (Myth & Memory)
Altar of light - Swancy wrote "My aim as an artist is to see if I can use a form of folk arts. That I can find stylist frame work truer to my roots. Using "Ethnofacts" taken from the Creole Folk Culture from which I grew up. A spiritual world, this is where a person derives his purpose in life. This in turn is based on the morality which guides a man & a woman through their lives and this makes their lives meaningful".
SOUL - SPEECH
"A - SO CALLED PRIMITIVES CONVERSATION WITH MYTH, MEMORIES AND DREAMS..........................
MY ATTEMPTS TO DERIVE MY FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS BY SIMPLE STROKES, FORMS AND LINES OF COLOR". Swancy
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