DEAD ENDS

A series of twelve decorative images commemorating extraordinary deaths. Each focuses on an infamous individual, and is constructed from a myriad of digitally manipulated photographs selected for related themes and pattern quality. Close inspection of the intricate geometric designs reveals the narratives behind these untimely departures.

 

From top to bottom & left to right:

• KING ADOLF FREDERICK OF SWEDEN • ISADORA DUNCAN • DIANE DE POITIERS • ALEXANDER OF THE HELLENES

• EMILY DAVISON • HARRY HOUDINI • MARIE ANTOINETTE OF FRANCE • KING HENRY I

• TYCHO BRAHE • ATTILA THE HUN • GRIGORI RASPUTIN • SALOMON AUGUST ANDREE

HARRY HOUDINI ALEXANDER HELLENES ATTILA THE HUN DIANE DE POITIERS EMILY DAVISON GRIGORI RASPUTIN HENRY I ISADORA DUNCAN MARIE-ANTOINETTE S.A. ANDREE TYCHO BRAHE

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of each demise.

ADOLF FREDERICK SILVER COFFIN

(2011) digitally printed textile & ribbon hanging: 1900 x 1400 mm

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