The Serpent or Snake is considered to be one of the oldest and most widespread of sacred symbols. It is often seen in mythological stories and cultural rituals, and can represent the duality of things – light and dark for example.
They can be seen as symbols of fertility, creative life force, rebirth and transformation – shedding their skin – immortality, healing – the venom being used both as poison and the cure. Two serpents are seen in the Cadusceus, the staff carried by Hermes in Greek mythology and as one serpent in the Staff of Asclepius, a Greek deity associated with healing and medicine. The Hopi people of North America perform a snake dance as a rain ceremony to help in the fertility of their lands. In fact, there are so many places and occasions that serpent appear culturally around the world that it would take a few more pages to list them all here.
So, to the artworks; two serpents entwined representing the duality of the masculine and the feminine. They are connected at their tails and tongues by the lemniscate (the sacred infinity symbol) making them 'one' – woven as a continual form that is never-ending – infinite – similar to the idea of Ouroboros – the ancient symbol of the snake swallowing its own tail. For some, they may see these as the world serpents Python and Typhon, although, as with the other artworks you are invited to bring your own sacred interpretation to them.   
Size: 360 x 600mm
Stock: 100% recycled Paperback Cairn board (320gsm) 
3-colour: spot Pantones – black, white and metallic gold
Limited edition 36
Numbered, signed with blind-embossed monogram stamp for authentication 
There is currently a Kickstarter campaign to help get the posters printed. If you are interested in purchasing a poster please use the link here:
Please note that due to the differences with on-screen digital colour (along with screen contrast, brightness and so on) and printed colour, the colours seen on this page are a representation only of what will be the final printed colours, and should not be considered to be accurate to the final artworks (which will be more magnificent!), although the designs seen here are the digital versions of the final artworks (see also risks and challenges note below). All frames shown are for visual purposes only – posters will be supplied unframed.
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