How does the connection between our our bodies and recollections change as we age? Artist Casey Curran (previously) attends to this query in a brand new collection of kinetic sculptures. Titled Carrion Blooms, the works reference degeneration and decay and the way the physique’s stamina wanes. “We are able to all recall these days when our vitality appeared infinite, twenty-four-hour benders the place we someway managed to cram every thing in; work, faculty, hobbies, mates, and household. The time felt limitless with prospects,” Curran says.
Hand-cranks animate laser-cut bugs and flowers made from mylar, which flutter, blossom, and retreat to their static positions. Emphasizing inevitable transformation and the fleeting nature of life, the artist likens the gilded skeletal constructions to scaffolding, a prized basis “to position the long run on…Carrion Blooms is about how we alter over time, how we use our days in another way with age, and what it means to let go of the previous,” he says. “What might be left after we are gone, and who will keep in mind the association we made?”
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