Bird in the hand

by Karen Densham

  • Date 2020
  • Size 27 x 13cm
  • Materials Ceramic, gold leaf and rubber glove
  • Limited Edition of 5

‘Bird in the hand’ alludes to the former practice of using canary birds in coal mines to predetermine the presence of deadly gases. In my piece, a bright yellow ceramic canary lays dead on an almost identically coloured rubber glove.

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