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Australian artist Paul Kaptein in order to represent the uncertainty of the present creates artful wooden sculptures that feature notches and holes that reveal their empty content. Kaptein’s work is based on the idea of “sunyata”, the Buddhist term for emptiness which offers endless potentials.

As he states through his personal website: “By sampling various cultural and temporal trajectories, I’m exploring the notion of the now as a remix of past and future potentialities. This facilitates a renegotiation of perceptual truths resulting in an expression of things not quite truth, yet not quite fiction”

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