Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means reason for being. ‘Iki’ is to live and ‘gai’ is reason. We have started this section of Kilmorack’s website, opening occasional rooms, to show some of the directions and meanings behind artists’ work. It is also about all our lives. We will keep the rooms open for few weeks. We hope you enjoy.
The Sound of SilenceThe Paradox of Quietness 30 Jul - 30 Aug 2020 Silence has been sought since the first noise. When the world is truely quiet you can here the sounds of the hills. Winds carry the ghost of where they have been and music of nature surrounds: life and death's song. This has been muse for the first artists who painted...
A Celebration of Treesconnecting heaven and earth 17 Aug - 13 Sep 2020 Trees should be the true kings of this world. Their near immortal lives see all; but instead of short forgettable words, they tell us of the past through bump, callus and ring. They feed birds with berries, and worms with fallen autumn leaves, and they connect heaven and earth. Within,...Opening in: