Bearer

Bearer

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From the Lick series, portraying human as sculpture – a multi media project documenting wounds and the potential beauty behind the healing process.  

The portrait shows the wound in context, universal life experiences spilling from the body. The sculpture, a reliquary of the wound, focuses on good that results from purged suffering by highlighting those experiences as precious objects encased in vitrines.

Sculpture

Copper, vintage Lucite flowers, wood, acrylic

8” x 14” x 12”

Portrait photograph

Archival print on museo paper

Overall dimension with matte - 30” x 26”

Image: 24” x 16”

Bearer expresses the inner struggle of women in having and/or not having children. Either way, most women experience some sense of gain and loss.

Model: Wendy Woldenberg

Photo credit: Lucien Knuteson

Lick is also a book, a catalog of the portraits paired with stories and poems written by a variety of authors to reflect the sentiment of each sculpture.

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