Shrouded in copper and then cremated these birds are forever preserved. The form of the bird becomes both its urn and its shadow, referencing what once was.
Copper, dead pigeon.
Exploring the temporal and the visceral, these funerary pieces both entomb and enshrine the subject. The dead animal matter used is intrinsic to the narrative of the work. The physical presence of the remains serve to heighten the absence of life.
Porcelain, dead animals.
Lead, mirrors, wood.
From whence we came....
Porcelain slip, dead blackbird.
The Physical Impossibility of Making Dead Birds Fly