Float a lotus

Butterworth, W and Scott, L (2015) Float a lotus. In: Chelsea Fringe, London, UK, 16 May - 7 June 2015.

Item Type: Exhibition
Creators: Butterworth, W and Scott, L
Abstract: 'Float a Lotus' is a participatory event, hosted by Chelsea Fringe 2015, that is part of the Gardens of Consciousness series (see The project recognises the role of the lotus flower in various faiths, as a symbol of enlightenment, healing and spiritual transcendence. Participants are invited to download an image of the flower (in red, blue, white or gold; each with a particular quality), attach to it a written hope, thought or prayer, then place it in water at a chosen public site. Locations range from the Diana Memorial Fountain to local taverns. These mini-installations act as 'tirtha' or shallow crossings for those that come across them, acting as sites for meditation and elevation of consciousness. Visit for more information.
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Date: 16 May 2015
Event Location: London, UK
Keywords: Gardens of Consciousness, Float a Lotus, Chelsea Fringe, Participatory art, Shallow Crossing, Tirtha, Hinduism, Buddism
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
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Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2015 09:59
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 13:27
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