Plumbing the Depths

Stories the Hummingbird Told Me


Changing of the Guard

Limb Squad



Old myths, old gods, old hereos have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. -- Stanley Kunitz

In my installation work, I start with the idea that clothing or other personal artifacts describe us better than we know.

These descriptive things I then multiply and display together. The acts of resurrecting, painting on, or dressing them saves them from remaining the ordinary objects they are.

In this way I break the ennui of everyday stuff. Old devotions and old treasures become new again.



© Copyright 2008 Jen Harmon Allen