The meticulous and macabre sculptures of Kate MacDowell. "These pieces are in part responses to environmental stressors including climate change, toxic pollution, and gm crops. They also borrow from myth, art history, figures of speech and other cultural touchstones. In some pieces aspects of the human figure stand-in for ourselves and act out sometimes harrowing, sometimes humorous transformations which illustrate our current relationship with the natural world. ..."

Crave by Kate MacDowell, ½ “, hand built porcelain, cone 6 glazes,

"Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus... Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners." - William Shakespeare; Othello

"The first time I saw a body bend that way, I realized that we're more beautiful dead than alive, with bloodied flesh removed. Your ribcage ripped away and I saw why they say beauty comes from the inside." Daydreamer by huebucket

Beautiful decay.

We drifted slowly apart. Whilst I ate my heart." I Ate My Heart Pencil on paper, When You Escape

Enrico Ferrarini

Born July 1987 Modena (IT). Venturi - Modena IT, Ceramic section / Academy of Fine Arts - Firenze IT, Sculpture section / Akademie der Bildenden Kunst - München GER /.

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