Songs for Relinquishing the Earth, an exhibition at the Pirkko- Liisa Topelius Gallery in 2019, was named after a poem by Jan Zwicky. Lyrical paintings, inspired by the 2017 eruption of the Shiveluch volcano. For the past 80,000 years these eruptions have been reminding us that in the end man must bend to nature.
90 x 120 oil on aluminum panel
Shiveluch volcano eruption 2017 NASA/METI/AIST Japan Space Systems, and U.S./ Japan ASTER Science team