Cities of You

Landmark #2: Nanichai (Christian P)

16 x 20", Gouache, Pen, and Colored Pencil on Paper

Nanichai is a natural wonder made up of two mountains. At any moment, a colossal wind blows from the east, sending the dust from one mountain to the other. For years, this continues until the eastern mountain is no more, leaving its sister mountain vulnerable to the wind- so the process reverses. Some think of Nanichai as one mountain. This would make Nanichai simultaneously growing and decaying, dying and reborn. Nanichai defies logic as it is simultaneously its own parent and child, a moving mountain.