The use of the discarded and the found lends itself to a good story.
At first when I considered collaborating with other peoples’ used up and thrown out traces, I was overwhelmed with all the junk, all the stuff discarded. Actually I’m amazed that all of this was coveted, purchased and thrown away. While exploring the edges of rubbish piles, I came to see these stacks as an immense amount of fabulous raw materials for my sculpture.
Who used this stuff? The details of people's lives got dumped. I want to try and give new life to someone's old things, folding them into my ideas of the wild, the open and the uninhabited (the birds).
Wherever there are birds there is hope.
merry cox maker of objects po box 688 salida, co 81201 303 547-6940