2012 – Eldey

Eldey is a tiny island of the coast of Iceland. It was here that in 1844 the last recorded pair of Great Auks was murdered.
“only two were seen and both were taken. Jon capturing the one and Sigurðr the other”.

circa 15 x 15 x 7 cm.
Assemblage of wood, glass, slate, sinew, wax, goose fat, eggshell and polymer clay

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