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

All artworks are 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 has been sold.

 

Click on each to explore the exhibition... 

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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
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twelve:desire
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