New York 2014
Rat to rat...
art 8 x 14 inches
scroll 12 x 39
Stanza from Ginsberg’s 1949 poem Complaint of the Skeleton to Time
Take the thoughts that like the WIND
Blow my body out of mind;
Take this heart to go with that
And pass it on from rat to rat;
Take them, said the skeleton,
But leave my bones alone.
Text written by Liza, with her finger on a touchscreen, then printed on a remounted section of an antique landscape painted on silk.
Mounting of shantung silk. Handmade Shino-style finials by Tobi Szuts.
Rats by Chloe Dalby.