Formed in 2016 as a platform for a group of eclectic, talented and vibrant local artists, esbat returns from 14th February to 19th February 2023 at Dundas Street Gallery to present "A Vital Spark " .
Following a buoyant return to form in 2022, the collective will present a show exploring the epic proportions of the beginning and ending of cycles and how these forms intermesh, drawing and reflecting both on contemporary and ancient sources for inspiration.
“Alone upon the immortal substance of the ocean, a giant figure, submerged partly, partly afloat, he takes delight in slumber. There is no one to behold him, no one to comprehend him: there is no knowledge of him, except within himself “
Vishnu sleeps, a summation of the end of the Kali age, Joseph Campbell’s The Mythic Image (1974)