This Thursday, I opened a show of artwork, which was very meaningful to me – work made of the remains of an art installation called
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Reviving the Dead
Back in May I participated in an arts extravaganza called Barnstorm. Myself and five other artists came together to create a
I See Dead People
“While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” – Leonardo da Vinci If you’d like to see any of the post-mortem photos
The Body Count Rises
One hundred and thirty-five souls, posed a deathlike pose (at Barnstorm). Some were reverent, some took flight – some smelled of alcohol
Tragedy at Barnstorm – Dozens Die While Making Art
Last night we opened the Ars Moriendi installation and ushered a few dozen people through our experiment about death and dying. It took us a few tries to get into the groove, but once we
Come Die With Me, Come Die, Come Die Away
I’m dead tired, but getting really excited for
Constructing The Skeleton
André was kind enough to come down to the Barnstorm space to help me build on
Who wants to bone?
My boning has arrived! 60 yards of the stuff, to be exact. It’s hard to find this quantity in Seattle for
The Flag Starts to Come Together
The flag for Ars Moriendi is beginning to come together. We’re calling the flag portion of the installment the In Memoriam.
Play Dead – Ars Moriendi
**UPDATE – The installation has past. To find photos and a description of the outcome of Ars Moriendi please see I See Dead People. Access the post-mortem photographs of participants here.