Cognition refers to the mental processes involved in gaining knowledge and comprehension. These processes include thinking, knowing, remembering, judging, and problem-solving. These are higher-level functions of the brain and encompass language, imagination, perception, and planning.

The Welders Handbook Series attempts to encapsulate centuries of ideas and thoughts by intellectuals. Symbolically captured in a perceptive permanent form as the Welders Handbook, it questions if it is the end, the death of physical media?

The crude process of welding with all it’s man made flaws, exemplifies the rush to preserve, before we lose all that we hold dear.

In Mantleshelf of Consciousness, the books are a parable of our existence and experiences. The Bookshelf symbolises the mind which carries memories that are still alive in our consciousness. Like a Library of Thoughts. The metallic gloss reflects Life around it, while it’s inert form observes and conveys its beliefs.

– Jaideep Mehrotra 2015