6 30" x 13" x 8" & 10" ea. (approx. 35" x 65" x 10")
Plexi, birch, LED, steel base
Five Engraved Mirrored Plexiglass boxes with LED lighting and sound, soil, electrical wires, shell casings (Wall Installation view)
Journalist's observations recorded while walking through a hospital of dying soldiers during the 1861-1865 American Civil War, relevant today as young men lie dying in street battles in the contemporary United States.
"... the bodies of the living and the dead
ranged on either side and opposite . . . as far as the eye can reach.
Groans fill the air . . .
the air is fetid with the stench of wounds
and the rain is pouring down upon the thousands who yet lie . . .
upon the bloody ground."