They have been always used as symbols for certain characteristics within ourselves. Let’s say ‘burning love’, or ‘nurturing maternity’, or ‘changing like water’. These are facts, we have many things in common with them.
What is the relationship between one element and the shape one body has, or how a feeling is?
We all know what fire is (for example), but can we experience something as close as the feeling itself? And I mean the whole picture, something as close as being the element itself.
That is what ‘Elemental’ experiments, the way the elements represent parts of us.
They are all, for sure, present in different quantities, but they manage to coexist and create like a puzzle what we are calling ‘human’.