Bee Life (or Queen for a Day)


fabric, rabbit skin glue and pigment, acrylic, photographs, deer netting, plastic, plastic drinking straws, wooden chair

installation 12 ft. x 16 ft. x 32 ft.

The germ for this installation was the use of the phrase "bee life" in a novel by Charlie Smith.  The resulting associations were hard to resist: beehives (actual) and the society within; beehives (hair); queens; the 1950's TV show, etc....