A heavenly Field of Reeds in ancient Egyptian mythology located in the Nile Delta. Aaru was the Egyptian afterlife, the soul was granted an eternal sanctuary in Aaru based on how virtuous the person had been in life.
Envisaged as a series of islands covered in fields of rushes, based in the east where the sun rises, the vision of Aaru remains the most enduring in the Egyptian belief of life after death.
The distinctive hieroglyphic elements in this iconic collection are symbols of a life imagined in Aaru, a futuristic optimism captured with a warm sense of allure that transcends place and time.