Performance, Duration: 2 hours Installation & Sculptural Objects from WTFIT Challenge Adobe Commision, Published by Adobe Create Magazine
H U B R I S
hu·bris /ˈ(h)yo͞obrəs/ noun : excessive pride or self-confidence (in Greek mythology) excessive pride toward or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis.
M Y T H
Icarus is the son of the master craftsman Daedalus, the creator of the Labyrinth. Icarus and his father attempted to escape from Crete by means of wings that his father constructed from feathers and wax.Their attempt failed.
M Y T H R E C O N S I D E R E D
Traditional interpretation has led to the belief that one must play it safe in life, obey all authority without question, not to fly too high. Modern reinterpretations points to the other part of the myth’s warning: Don’t fly too low either.
We all need to spread our wings and soar, embrace talent, pursue passions, find purpose in life. Aiming for the stars and walking with head held high is a good thing. Push against the walls that confine, and make self-love a priority while helping others.