SCULPTURAL RESEARCH

TRANSMUTATION OF A MARTYR SCULPTURAL RESEARCH

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Transmutation of a Martyr is an on-going body of research with the intention of considering the act of martyrdom and the power of ideology. Sculptural objects suggestive of the Detritus ensuing acts of terror in the name of Martyrdom fill the space, placed with near ritual significance and symbolically suggestive of contradicting ideologies. Both the position of the orthodox capitalist and religious fundamentalist are considered within the work.

Blood, Paper, Copper, Charcoal, Ash, Wire Wool, Rusty Nails, rotten wood, dirty rags, motor oil, and bone.