By Zaid Kirdsey
Ascension is a very personal piece that I did dedicated to my mother. On this day 30 years ago I was born, however I am here by pure luck. My mother was told that she had a tumor at that same time & it was very likely that the tumor would cause complications to my birth. The doctor advised that it was too dangerous to remove the tumor while I was still in her womb & that if she did remove it there was a good chance that she could lose me. At the same time if she had me with the tumor there was good chance of her not making it. She took the chance...and were both still here! This piece represents life (the water flowing from the flower as the beginning of life, and the water flowing out from the bottom of the pool as the beginning of the end) love (the flower as my mother ) and uncertainty of life (the labyrinth) I usually don’t like to describe my pieces to my viewers but this was very personal for me and I wanted the viewer to know exactly what this piece means to me.\\ Fun facts about the piece\\ 42 hours to complete, sketched in procreate. Outlined and colored in Adobe illustrator. 10800 px× 15110px\\ A 1/1 18x27 archival matte print can be printed for the first collection if they so please.