Watō - the key point
This mixed media represents Watō  話頭 (Japanese, ”word-head”). The key point, line, or word in a kōan; critical phrase, crucial phrase, punch line or head word; huatou The feature of this mini collage [4"X4"X1.5” D] created for an Annual 30/30 challenge is a pale green glass Buddha sitting Zazen against a wide strip of lace representing the way lives are woven together. A large silver circle encompasses the Buddha figure which is held on with round or star brads. The background is gold acrylic. Works were created by 30+ Artists, creating 30 pieces in 30 days of the month of June. This is a mixed media/collage done on stretched canvas. It is lightweight and can be easily hung in a cubicle because of its small size.