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Lake Huron limestone beach stones, mild steel, water, found materials
Cairns and stones in general often function as boundary markers; pilings of stones secure sacred space and commemorate events, people, and dramatic transitions, including that between here and the otherworld. Stones reserve place for particular use and injunctions or taboos against moving them are common. The number nine signifies transition in many cultures.
Given time, I could have made a hundred pieces on the theme of Grave Goods. Iím continuing this structuring idea of the transition between worlds into more work for an upcoming exhibition in Providence, RI, April 2009.
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