Sculpture – Semaphoric Metaphoric Bird
In Africa, birds are praised as their songs, their behaviour, their gatherings, are augural signs of forthcoming events of importance, such as rain.
Yet , as they fly in the sky, are often regarded as intercessors, mediators, literally pontives between spiritual entities or ancestors, and the people down on earth.
As such, they are expected to visit them in many forms, in dreams, in visions, or as an energetic presence.
They are then perceived figuratively or symbolically, in connection with animism. They are, in the proper sense, semaphoric…
Semaphoric metaphoric bird Sculpture by Addé.
5 sculptures by © Addé African Homage gallery
“Semaphoric metaphoric bird” © Addé 2015
Bird metaphore dream Africa.
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