As a living myth in its time, the myth of Daedalus and Icarus is embedded in a broader cultural matrix that interweaves myth and history into the collective fabric of civilization.
“When a form of art is primarily personal it deserves to be treated as if it were a neurosis.” – C. G. Jung
‘My son, be warned! Neither soar too high, lest the sun melt the wax; nor swoop too low, lest the feathers be wetted by the sea.’
Asking the fundamental question of being in our own times, we face the gaping existential blindspot of our absolute historicity, the unconscious framework of the collective, which prevents us from properly knowing ourselves or our “place in history.”
Attempting to trace my own “path to bliss” cannot be a self-centered affair. Every individual decision and risk I take reverberates in the life of the collective that supports me. An authentic path, therefore, can never be a question of isolated “personal responsibility.”
From time immemorial, in the highlands of Mesoamerica, the spectacle of the winter solstice, this most sacred of rising dawns, has offered a precise point of spiritual concentration and reflection on the nature of being in time.
Dawn of Creations
THE TWINS OF THE FEATHERED SERPENT
THE ANCIENT GRANDMOTHER MOON
THE CREATION OF THE WOODEN PEOPLE
ARCHETYPAL CHARACTER DESIGN
Momotoro the Peach Boy
Character & Effects
2D Animation Artist
Character and Effects
A sample of my feature animation work, which began in 1991 during the production of Beauty & the Beast, with a final highlight of my Animation work from Cartoon Network's Powerpuff Girls the Movie.
On Creative-Being Itself
Hands-on training in the Visual Arts