A communicator to connect us with our stressed planet.
Hammer-transferred prairie flowers. Golden sprial of forged steel and burned bronze suspended to suggest an old-fashioned microphone. Pull cords activate mechanism that strikes and vibrates the spiral, and also ring gongs from an old doorbell from my house. World-ball gong ringer . With all the politics and pandemic news, it is easy to forget about the much bigger long term climate issues.
I miss showing work in person-- these interactive pieces don't show well in photos. Not the only frustrated artist at the moment, but no reason not to keep on making stuff. Luckily, I have a large basement to fill up.