Burns and watercolor on Okawara paper.
In the foreground, ecstatic dancers break into blooms as a group of children dance around the maypole in the distance. Below them, a quote from the Hollywood hit Moulin Rouge is translated into Arabic. “Love is a many splendored thing; Love lifts us up where we belong; All you need is love.” The Garden of Joy series seeks to unite Western and Muslim, man and woman, nature and ideation, Thanatos and Eros in an ecstatic act of drawing. Shipped in a tube.