Arterial Nests

Arterial Nests, 2009
Cast silicone, intravenous line and components, ceramic, 30×18″ silkscreen lightbox, blood pressure cuffs, sound.

Nests approximately 10″ diameter

A room is filled with sounds of a medical lab. On the floor lie seventeen nests made of cast silicone and intravenous line. Strewn amongst them are intravenous lines and components. Each nest has a varying number of ceramic eggs within. The eggs are imprinted with names of different congenital heart defects. On the wall hangs an 30×18″ lightbox displaying a silkscreen of a 19th Century lithograph that depicts two views of the human heart.