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Remains: New Year's Day Cremation

Copper urn, festival ticket, postcard, origami flower, newspaper clipping, airport directions, two necklaces, gift tag, small envelope and card, love notes, event wrist band, wire bouquet holder, river rocks, two rings, Dr. Seuss button, beaded bracelet, two corsages.
Video documentation: 8 minutes, loop
2014


This urn was fabricated from copper and filled with various mementos that had been ceramonaly burned. Video documents the “cremation” of these items featuring a voiceover detailing the sentimentality of the objects.