Sonia Ben Slimane
I discovered the myth of Pangu, a Chinese myth written by Taoist monks, through my readings. This myth describes the creation of the universe from an egg. The world was nothingness, then the god Pangu, resting in that egg, decided to come out and break the egg in half.
The upper shell, symbolizing the yang, pure and light energies, rose to form the sky. The lower shell, symbolizing the yin, the neg ative, heavy energies, sank to the ground, to form the earth. Following the essays, the research, the travels, the people I met, the works you see (acrylic on canvas, newspapers, ceramics) have resulted. I like to represent the universe, recreate it, play with it and maybe unconsciously I create my