5' x 5' 2007

This piece was created about my father. He was about to undergo heart surgery. The writing in the background is my own stream of consciousness about the situation as well as intermittent paragraphs taken from a chapter in a medical text on what to do when someone stops breathing. The objects in the jars are a handmade, three dimensional heart and set of lungs. The materials used are: glass jars, water, light tables, copper, and enamel

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