This illustration was part of Light Grey Art Lab’s ‘Cosmos’ show. Each artist was assigned a different constellation and created a piece revisiting the mythology and metaphors of their astral body. These works were then turned into an illuminated exhibition. They also used the art to create a tarot card and oracle deck, with cards for each of the constellations and astral bodies. The decks are available for purchase here.

My constellation was Lepus, the Hare constellation. Lepus is often associated with the myth of Orion. His hunting dogs pursue Lepus across the night sky in an endless chase. Rabbits represent swiftness, agility, and naivety. They were often considered one of the most elusive prey, and therefore were prized hunting quarry for nobles in ancient times.