Inspired by the Dharmachakra, the Wheel of the Dharma. Within Indian religions such as Jainism, early Buddhism and Hinduism it has presented Buddha’s teaching of the path to Nirvana, the eight arms symbolising the Noble Eightfold Path.
Diana van der Harst, the creator of Leftover Universe, draws inspiration for her range of work from her own life experience and from those beings; human, animal, plant and invisible, that surround her. Her love of all of life in its richness and variety has blossomed into the body of work that continues to evolve. Her work is intuitive, contemplative, spiritual, whimsical, harmonious, unique and poetic.
Diana uses a range of mediums including Painting, Drawing, Photography, Illustration, Poetry, Graphics, Ceramics, Textile Art and Fashion & Textile Design thus creating a range of works that include functional objects such as pottery, blankets, cushions and bags each bearing the unique attributes of her style.
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