SERIES | LETTING GO : A CHILD'S GRIEF

IN HER DEATH, STARFISH ESCAPES THE NARCISSIST'S CAGE

 

There is but one way to escape the Narcissist.

When Starfish dies, the Crab Trap lowers to the Ocean floor and opens.

 Starfish slowly finds her way out, Ocean Child waits in anticipation below to sweep her away.

 

Symbols  :  Edelweiss Flower : Mother (Starfish)  |  Ocean : Child (Architectural Laminate) | Crab Trap : The Narcissist

 

20" x 20" x 9"

PHOTO CREDIT : Johanna Hung Photography

LETTING GO : A CHILD'S GRIEF

A part of the Ocean (Child) dies as it lets go of Edelweiss (Mother).

The flowers scatter on the ground below.

Symbols  :  Edelweiss Flower : Mother  |  Ocean : Child

 

3'-0" x  5'-0"'

TOGETHER AGAIN : EMBRACE

In death they are reunited

Symbols  
Mother : Edelweiss Flower  

Child :Ocean :  (Ocean Glass Beads, Architectural Laminate)

10” x 18”

THERE WERE NEVER ENOUGH BANDAIDS TO SURVIVE THE NARCISSIST

Being in relationship with the Narcissist draws endless carnage​.

Edelweiss Flower (Mother) struggles to crawl out from underneath the weight of the dressings.

 

Symbols  :  Edelweiss Flower : Mother

 

20" x 20" x 9"

FORGIVENESS

With Time, Ocean (Child) realizes the anger is gone.

As the  Crab Trap (the Narcissist) sits on the ocean floor, and Starfish (Edelweiss flower / Mother) is released in her death, 

Ocean rises up from the ocean floor and surrounds the Crab Trap in an act of Forgiveness.

 

When Ocean connects with the Crab Trap, her life light becomes an emanating glow. 
 

Symbols  :  Ocean (Ocean waves printed on Silk Cloth) : Child

Crab Trap : Narcissist

 

16" x 49" x 16"

PHOTO CREDIT : Johanna Hung Photography