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The Artwork depicts a Frankentein Night Nurse, whose exquisite corpse, has been knitted together into an alternative Tulpa version of the fifth Succubus archetype of the Fallen 'Anima,' who is mantra named, Marbas.
Night Nurse Marbas is listed in the medieval grimoire entitled the Goetia.
I have otherwise depicted Marbas as a Surrealist Art Muse, whose Succubus name is a composite, which is made up of the words: 'Mar' and 'Bas.'
The word 'Mar' in Spanish, means sea, which is also etymologically connected to Mer and Myr of the name Merlin or Myrrdinn.
You also have the Hebrew name of Mary and even the name of Mars, since the sea is associated with the menstrual blood of the mother, and in turn the watery amniotic domain of the dream.
As for the word 'Bas,' it is derived from, Bass (/bæs/bass), which is a name shared by many different species of fish.
The term Bass encompasses both freshwater and marine species. All belonging to the large order of Perciformes, or perch-like fishes. In fact the word Bass comes from Middle English Bars, meaning ‘perch.’ The name of Marbas, can then be translated as, ‘Sea Fish.’
Some will argue that Marbas is derived from the name Barbas, which comes from the Latin Barba meaning beard, leading thence to the association with a barber; or to be otherwise associated with the hellebore, which is one of a plants used in witchcraft.
However, the Goetia specifically states that the name of the fifth spirit is Marbas, not Barbas. What is more, when the name Marbas is interpreted to mean ‘Sea Fish,’ the symbolism is invariably overlooked by those looking for a Anton LaVey number one haircut, sniffing hellebore.
One of the principle Witch functions of Marbas is to initiate the experience of shifting into other forms, which occurs when the practitioner is experiencing hypnagogic trance ingress into a watery lucid dream.
The experience of trance, is often described as feeling like swimming in an ocean by many shamanic cultures.
For example; the Kalahari Bushmen of South Africa, who practice the trance dance, when attaining hypnagogic trance will fall to floor to then be seen acting as if they are (Nommo) fish or (Annunaki) serpents, who experience becoming amphibious creatures within their hypnagogic trance visions, which many a Surrealist Artist seeks to also Night-time dream experience of Art Muse inspiration.
The symbolic reference to Frankenstein is because Marbas is classically associated with machines, which by modern extension involves robotics, cybernetics, artificial intelligence as well as neurology, and in turn the biological machinery of your Golem Art anatomy.
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