Cristina Faramo shared with us the images of Mount Etna, from the series ‘Volcanic Island’.
as Above, so Below I ascend my mountain, knowing that everything that happens outside of me takes place simultaneously inside me, every step, every instant towards the light of the summit, I feel the presence of the sacred fire. While the sun rises, the summit of the mountain is enlightened, but the valley is still shadowed. Just as the reason that transcends the human conditions contemplates the divine light. Those remaining below are overshadowed by uncertainty in the darkness. Everything is one in the universe. As this reason participates in this unity, it represents an amazing way to investigate oneself. I continue ascent silently. This silence becomes meditation on and along the way to the summit…
All images © Cristina Faramo