This artwork is about what we hide from others deep inside our mind. It can be emotions, feelings, fears or opinion.
There’s a small hole which is the only connection between an inner world and an environment around.
The burning house depicts all these hidden things which keep living inside.
The surrounding world also has the own life. I depicted one of biblical motifs. Apples here remind me of the fall of Eva which gave us a lot of sexist stereotipes about an attitude towards a woman in Christian religious paradigms. The eyes are watching all the time to to let anyone stumble.
A snake or a serpent is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. It’s a refference to thу Garden of Eden where Satan in a body of a serpent lured Eve to taste the forbidden fruit. A bird here is to create a balance of froces.