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 : Starfish : Mother (Edelweiss Flower) | 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
Mother : Edelweiss Flower
Child :Ocean : (Ocean Glass Beads,
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"
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"