Fifty Camels

“Synchronicity takes the coincidence of events in space and time as meaning something more than mere chance, namely, a peculiar interdependence of objective events among themselves as well as with the subjective states of the observer or observers… a picture of the moment that encompasses everything down to the minutest nonsensical detail.”
—C G Jung

When I read Jung’s description of an idea he called “synchronicity,” it seems to align with everything I consider to be the essence of collage as an artistic phenomenon. It speaks to the inseparability of the creator to the artifact, of the artifact to the viewer, of the creator as viewer, and of the viewer as co-creator. The collage is a picture of many moments— dynamic moments of creation and of observation, with each element an intrinsic part of the character of the whole, and each response to the whole an intrinsic part of the relationships among elements.

Fifty Camels by J A Dixon

Fifty Camels
collage miniature by J A Dixon
collection of J E Dixon

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