Abstract Emotion Samplers, 2018

Abstract Emotion Samplers
A series
30″ X 11.5″
Spray Paint and Thread on Cardstock

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A visual representation of emotions inspired by the beautiful compendium of words by John Koenig, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.
In 0rder from top to bottom:

Rubatosis: The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat.

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Chrysalism: The amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm.

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Vellichor: The strange wistfulness in used bookshops.

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Kuebiko: A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence.

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Opia: The ambiguous intensity of looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable.

20190110_080623-01 copyEnouement: The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, and not being able to tell your past self.

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Sold January 2019 via http://www.etsy.com/shop/eyetrade.

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