Precarious Circumstance is a tower of sad faces. Sadness is piling up on itself, until one is drowning in sorrow. The ‘sorrow’ face image was found in an old boy scout book of my brother’s after he lost his battle with depression.
The cloth legs are holding up the sadness with the strength that we often display on the outside to hide our vulnerable, precarious selves.
This piece uses a resist slip method of print on clay and embossing is used for the text.