Song Of The Porcupine's Bride is a series
of mixed media, three -dimensional collages created to describe the
artist's journey from childhood to the present. It begins with
observations about her upbringing as a young Catholic girl and ends with
her deep connection to nature.
The installation is an evolution
of her photography using dresses in, or suspended over, the landscape.
The installation also includes fourteen black and white photographs.
Objects belonging to her mother and
Objects from the artist’s childhood, including the Holy Communion dress
and veil made by her mother
Artificial flowers and other objects collected
from the outskirts of county cemeteries
Linoleum from the basement of her childhood
objects from the landscape including:
blue petals from wildflowers
Plastic rosary beads
plants and sticks
Dead birds and animals donated by her cats