coffin painting

crow love

 

My mum Shelley died on December 10th. We cared for her dead body at home for three days before she was cremated on the 13th.  During those three days with shell, we transformed the cardboard coffin into an art portal…

 

infinity starts

 

swirl detail

 

 

jg spiral paint

 

 

wheel twirl

 

 

spiral rose

 

 

red bird

 

orchid wheel

 

ocean reflection

 

 

blue bodies

 

 

inner casket
inner coffin

 

 

 

home full

 

 

 

jess crematory

 

jess & sean bow

 

jg & sean pho down

 

 

cig heart

 

❤ Shelley forever

feb 27th 1959 – dec 10th 2018

 

rose reach

photos by Chloé Ziner

rate of loss

‘Get off, get off! can’t you see

‘Why did you not leave me alone?’ asked the rock.


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in response, the child said, “because I was afraid. afraid I would not see you again. and I could not bear that thought.” -megan hollingsworth