It could be an ”ordinary” piece of abstract art. But when rotated and lit from above, the sculpture casts intriguing shadows on the wall. The piece reveals a new image every 120° of rotation. What first may have looked as a piece of rock on a stick reveals its hidden beauty.
A celebration of light and shadow
Together, the different images tell a story. Stories about life and the human nature. Some are enchanting bedtime stories about suns and moons and flowers, some are challenging stories about ideals, power and the society we live in. It's a bit like the philosopher Plato’s cave where the images from an outside world are reflected on the cave’s wall. Are the images reflections of the real world, or just a product of your own imagination? And what is the truth?
– The goal is to try to see what somebody else is seeing. People are locked into their own perspective and they don't see what other people see. My artwork is an opportunity for people to change their point of view and then, maybe, they will change their mind…?, Muntean muses.
– Sometimes I wonder what Plato would have thought if he had known the ideas of modern physics. It is almost shocking how precise he was, not having that information at all.