11 by 14 Matted Print
Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
Emergence point to the Fourth World.
The migration symbol is shown as a spiral that enters a Kiva structure (underground ceremonial chamber) with Earth design within its center with ladder entering outward into the Fourth World. Crosses representing stars symbolizing the "roof" of the Third World. Circle with three inner circles depicts a spiritual being who is the guardian of the Fourth World. A stick like image with six dots represents the three previous worlds before this world, the Fourth World.
This series is titled "Codex Taawa", the Hopi word Taawa translates to Sun. This name relates to many of the images which depicts various celestial events. Other designs related to the Hopi migrations and emergence stories.This series is titled "Codex Taawa", the Hopi word Taawa translates to Sun. This name relates to many of the images which depicts various celestial events. Other designs related to the Hopi migrations and emergence stories.
Includes a description of artwork, information on the indigenous culture inspired from and biography of the artist.
Artwork is printed on heavy weight acid free matte paper using archival ink that is smudge, fade and water resistant. As in any artwork, please keep out direct sunlight. Print is matted with bevel cut buffered-pH neutral matte board and backed with acid free 100% recycled board. Art framed in matte board measures 11 by 14 inches (27.9 by 35.5 cm) and packaged in a clear resealable envelope.
Frame shows the display possibilities and is not included. Print will fit a standard frame size.