When a bone is made transparent, it reveals new and striking internal lines. It is transformed into a dream-like object, solid yet ephemeral, fragile and precious. My process is to observe the actual bone in order to make a ‘portrait’ of a particular bone in clay. This clay sculpture is then cast into precious lead crystal at a foundry using the ancient lost wax process.
Watch the YouTube video below to listen to my interview with CBC Radio.
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