• THE ONLY WAY OUT IS IN
  • THE ONLY WAY OUT IS IN
  • THE ONLY WAY OUT IS IN
  • THE ONLY WAY OUT IS IN

THE ONLY WAY OUT IS IN

Ollie Porter

£170.00

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This work was created in late 2020, during the worldwide lockdown.

With the outward mobility and freedom of life being stripped away from us I felt at first liberated as though the difficulty of decision and choice had been lifted, the world had become the size of a few rooms. I like being alone, but not as much as I first thought. The anxiety of solitude and the removal of basic human interaction reveals the darkest parts of one's soul. I guess that is the purpose of solitary confinement. With no external stimulants the mind really starts to kick off. 

I created this work whilst trying to look inwards rather than outwards. The outside world had seemingly disappeared, leaving the inner world exposed and wanting. It is loosely based around the 8 fold path of, Right Understanding, Right Intent, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness, Right Concentration. These are represented by the 8 protruding symmetrical leaves. The pine cone above the head represents the ascension of the pineal gland in to a higher state of consciousness that can only be achieved by tuning in to the signal not the noise. 

The only way out is in.......       

One edition of 75 prints with an artwork size of 70cm x 70cm with a 2.5cm white border. (Total print size including border 75cm x75cm)

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One edition of 50 prints with an artwork size of 95cm x 95cm with a 2.5cm white border. (Total print size including border 100cm x 100cm)

  • Hand Signed and Numbered by artist.
  • FREE SHIPPING WITHIN UK
  • Printed on Giclée Hahnemühle German Etching Paper
  • 310 gsm Textured, Matt Finish Archival Paper
  • Guaranteed archival quality for 100 years
  • Printed using Archival Pigment Inks
  • Delivered to your door, supplied unframed in a cardboard tube
  • Handle prints with care as they can scratch
  • Price includes VAT
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