WOLF

Wolfs are one of the earth's greatest mysteries. Folk tales from across the globe such as India, China, Japan,Greece, Italy and many more feature these mysterious creatures and the characteristics they partake. This is why I have chosen to focus on wolfs in my art collection. The most common legend is one you are most probably familiar with is the legend of the werewolf. This tale starts with someone who is perceived as perfectly normal like you or I, will on a full moon transform into a supernatural creature called a werewolf. Depending on the tale the details will alter, in some the transformation process in holds excruciating pain for hours at a time, these are usually perceived as a curse. However, others are seen as a gift and transformation is no more than a few seconds. A question usually asked is "How do you become a werewolf?, well as always it depends on which ancient culture you study. In some it is a curse placed upon the family therefore you have to be born into it, others you have to be bitten or scratched by one in order to become a werewolf. There are other meanings for wolfs too for example in Ancient Rome wolfs were used as a way to symbolise death. In Native American Tribes, they believed that their ancestors evolved from wolfs. By studying wolfs we can understand the way our ancestors understood the world around them. My exhibition will feature all the different elements on the tales of the wolf and I hope it allows you to take a look into our ancestor's beliefs. 

The Structural Frame
The Cultural Frame
The Subjective Frame
The Post Modern Frame
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