FIELD OF MALACHITE
The land of the blessed dead - in ancient Egypt the colour green was associated with death and the power of resurrection as well as new life and fertility. They believed that a wonderful place of eternal paradise, resembling their lives, but without any pain or suffering and referred to this place as the ‘field of malachite’.
Mediums: Taxidermy night heron, malachite fragments, wood, gold leaf, hand marbled malachite glass, antiqued mirror glass
685w x 988h x 215d mm