Dance of Elements: FIRE


Visionary and Video Artist Maurice Spees exceptional work.

Maurice was one of the first VJ’s which means visual jockeys in the Benelux in 1992. He decided to cary on his carrier as a video artist in 2000.
His visual art is extraordinary, while he explores the realm of Spirit and the Divine in everything he captures. Throughout his life he has been fascinated by living creation and the elements of nature, how everything organically unfolds how it all collaborate into wholeness.

All stills of this work can be ordered on FINE-ART print. Size 120x80cm +
Fine-art Gallery works can be found here. 

The artist:

“I have always been fascinated by how fire and water evolves. This artwork came like a revelation to me, one day while reaching a trance state watching flames evolve, suddenly time stopped and it was like I was watching a dance of Spirits. And constantly a ten pointed star appeared within my gaze. This inspired me to ask the question how it would unfold when witnessing it in slow motion.
I have been drawn to the Spirit in everything, everything is alive and has Spirit. And I am exploring how we can capture this Spirit on camera.
While with your eye you can not follow a single flame while they change shape and jump around rapidly, as an artist I wanted to explore what would happen if I use a photo camera to raise the shutter-speed higher then the video frame-rate.


This is the result.

The artwork is currently for sale through an art gallery. When you want more information about the ability to showcase this work of art on your event or own it completely, please contact the art manager directly:

“The fire itself inspired me this work of art. It’s a revelation in itself.”

Original is CINEMA SIZE! 4K length: 24 min.

The fire mandalas have been shown during the Olympic Games in Russia. (From 7 February till 2 March 2014)
For the international art exhibition “A Season of Triumphs” dedicated to the remarkable event XXII Olympic Winter Games, 2014 in Sochi.
This exhibition organised by the Museum and exhibition association was one of the most important events of the Cultural Program of the Olympic Games.
Five zones by the number of five Olympic rings symbolised five energies of Nature: Earth, Water, Wood, Fire and Metal (according to concepts by Carl Jung). In the exposition huge digital screens were placed with video art devoted to every element.

Video Artist: Maurice Spees
© Maurice Spees 2013-2021

Visual Art: Maurice Spees
Sound: Roger Spees & Maurice Spees
Fire: Mother Earth


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