Burrowing into layers time has lain, and through processes so slow in passage I dare not to disturb what sleeps within.
For who am I to drill, shake, awaken, un-Earth, unleashing boundless energy.
So I tread quietly.
Covering tracks with mud-dust. Only to be discovered, un-covered, once more.
Series of Brooches, 2021
Materials: oil shale, shibuichi
Exhibited at Koru7 in Lappeenranta, Finland at the South Karelia Museum
Brooch 2021, oil shale (found), shibuichi, steel 11 x 3.2 x 0.8 cm
Brooch, 2021, oil shale (found), shibuichi, silver 9.5 x 1.2 x 1.1 cm
Brooch 2021 oil shale (found), shibuichi, steel 11 x 2.7 x 1 cm