To be HUMAN is to live in tension with oneself.

It's the way we want to be fully known and the fear that stops us. 

It's the ache of our longing and the hope of our finding.

Its the pain of our sorrow and the joy of our love.

 Its the dark that hides and the light that reveals.

It's the despair and it is the beauty.

This inner conflict, or perhaps truer to say, this inner confluence,

is where the wellspring of what impels us overflows into our everyday realities.

Ask the animals, they know.

 

Through the visual arts, the zoological, the poetic and the musical HUMAN is an exploration of the drive that makes us...well...human. With a philosophical base in the identity framework of the enneagram (plus a few extras), this is your chance to explore your deeper desires, your compulsions, your hopes and your fears and how they shape your life for better and for worse.

 

Or perhaps you just really like the artworks and/or the skateboards and want them to be on your wall or as a gift for a friend. Either way, enjoy the visuals, the words, and the musical collaborations with artists from all over the world (which will be coming out on SPOTIFY soon)...

Indeed, enjoy this first online exhibition by poet and artist Joel McKerrow.

All artworks for sale as MADE-TO-ORDER originals and so the version you receive after purchase will be its own unique one-off artwork with some differences from what you see below if this first version shown below has been sold. Paintings SOLD have this on them-->        and you get a PDF and mp3 of the poem with purchase. 

 

Click on each to explore the exhibition (I highly recommend wearing headphones).

Find the animal/poem/song that most resonates and see what it has to tell you...

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one:imperfect
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four:deep
seven:the chase
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ten:fight
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two:heavy
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five:wise
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eight:strong
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eleven:whisper
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three:superhero
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six:safe
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nine:harmony
twelve:desire
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Lastly: A HUGE thanks to all those who have made this possible, especially to the incredible musicians who collaborated on this project and also the amazing painter Jess Le Clerc who introduced me to the delicious world of visual art.
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