"... are eight symbols used in Taoist cosmology to represent the fundamental principles of reality. Each consists of three lines, each line either "broken" or "unbroken", respectively representing yin or yang, 0 or 1 forming binary numbers 000-111."
I`m studying I-Ching for 5 years already, and the eight trigrams were always fascinating me. This simple code all-encompassingly and laconically embodies the whole dynamics of the elements. It is mesmerizing moment between raw reality and elaborated strategies of the I Ching.
I made it with the hole for the incense so it can be functional (for offerings). Click on pictures to see the description.
8 micro sculptures, white local chamotte clay, milking. Made ultimately with fingers, without any tools. Fired at 1050, 3-5 cm approx