Process is important.
The work develops through the interaction between idea, material and the process of making. It’s hard to say what comes first.
We can’t help but be aware of potential global catastrophe caused by humans, as people and countries prioritise their wants and stories over other peoples and the environment.
For Ashokashri it brings an occasional melancholia – suggested in the waning moon and ebb tide.
Love and respect for all others and for the environment is the sole way we will avoid destruction and give cause for hope for the future.
At other times the joy of being immersed in the Hebridean landscapes makes itself known – vast open spaces looking across to layers of hills and mountains in the distance – often masked in mist or rain, and shorelines of long sandy or rocky beaches. Echoing with past generations.