Bound Up Material

Bound Up Material

Artist: Katie Taylor

Title: Bound Up Material

Attribution: Bound Up Material, 2021 - Katie Taylor

Year: 2021

Materials: Gelatine Bioplastic

Dimensions: 5.5" x 10.5" x 4"

Image Statement: Exploring unidentified human remains by looking at clothing that forensic anthropologists use in the identification of the dead. Shoes embody the idea of transience, the use of gelatine bioplastic directly evidences the fragility of the dead body within the environment and returning it to the soil.