You can´t wake up if you don´t fall asleep.

You can´t wake up if you don´t fall asleep.

Year: 2023
Size: 80 x 80 cm / 31.4 x 31.4 in
Medium: Oil on Canvas

Mall Galleries London

“You can’t wake up if you don’t fall asleep” whispered a captivating phrase in the concluding moments of the film “Asteroid City” by Wes Anderson that I watched today. Its hypnotic melody struck a chord deep within me. In the whirlwind of our daily routines, we become lost in mechanical motions, striving to maintain control. Unbeknownst to us, we drift into a state of slumber, disconnected from the vibrant tapestry of life.

Personally, I’ve felt this disconnection, absorbed in thoughts of the future, plans, and dreams, overlooking the importance of being present. Instead of embracing reality, I find myself fixated on what’s to come. However, this phrase has reminded me of the need to awaken from this slumber and appreciate the here and now.

To truly awaken, we must let go of the preoccupations with what lies ahead and rediscover the beauty of the present moment. By doing so, we embrace a vivid awakening, illuminating the rich hues of our experiences. Let us release our grip on the future’s uncertainties and reengage with the world around us. Only then can we dance in harmony with the gentle whispers of reality.