‘The Beautiful Death of the Volcano Keeper’, 22” x 28”, silk painting, honoring the life and sacrifice of Mbah Maridjan during the 2010 eruption of Mt. Merapi

The Beautiful Death of the Volcano Keeper

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In 2010 the Indonesian volcano Mt. Merapi erupted, killing over 300 villagers who lived nearby. Mbah Maridjan was the volcano’s ‘spirit keeper’, as many of his family members were before him. He refused to leave the eruption and was found in the traditional prayer pose, covered in ash.

Silk painting, 22” x 28”, gallery wrap on canvas, ready to hang unframed. Free shipping within the US.