dawn gettler

tread lightly my dear

A black swan is a rare event that is beyond the realm of normal expectations.
My black swan is the action of living with desire and in denial coated in glycerine. A metaphor for wanting to wash one or the other or both away.

black swan : typed text on paper coated in glycerine, cut text flocked in pickling salt, wooden platforms
10′ h x 4′ w

black swan detail detail of black swan detail desire and denial coated in glycerine detail of black swan detail idealistic notion preserved in pickling salt please don't forget me play your part black swan installed at spudnik press, chicago, il

University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art
Action is Eloquence
November 1-30, 2010

Action is Eloquence is a thematic invitational exhibition about desire, intention, and direction. Curated by Darrell Taylor, Gallery Director, UNI.

action is eloquence black swan, a sweet disposition, and silence will speak for her

(work for this exhibition was made while in residence at ART342, Fort Collins, CO)

action is eloquence action is eloquence silence will speak for her - action is eloquence

detail of silence will speak for her action is eloquence action is eloquence

action is eloquence sweet disposition - action is eloquence you are here - detail of sweet disposition detail of sweet disposition - action is eloquence

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