LandEscape Art Review - Page 160

LandE scape Christin Bolewski CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW mist, and one finds oneself in a world of white light. Obviously metaphor plays a huge roll in Eastern art and philosophy and hence also my work deals with these metaphors and re-adapts them to reflect our contemporary relationship to nature. As I said before I often make reference to philosophy or to literature in my work. In his book ‘The detour via China’, the French philosopher Francois Jullien attempts to create a new approach to Western culture: A ‘local change of thinking’, a process of distancing from Western thinking as an effective strategy where Eastern philosophy functions as an 22