my vision.

ZeIim Surkhoyew
Oct 17, 2014 12:38PM

He is missing something. Yes, he is missing his legs and he doesn’t know his maker, but this is not the main thing. The main thing he is missing is to understand the meaning of life and the reason why he was born into this world and why he exists. This is a symbolic depiction not of a single person but of the whole humankind, which remains unchanged from the earliest times: people used to ask questions about life and would not understand what was going on, and so they do now. I see myself in this piece of art, unaware of something, always searching...

ZeIim Surkhoyew
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