Artworks > The Enquiring Light

We can be mended, repaired and medicated, thus having our lives extended, but the ultimate outcome is inevitable, we all will pass. Will we cycle into another life? If not then longevity becomes even more valuable.
The surgeon as a White Faced Heron, has been preserved apparently permanently, as a signal to human triumph over ultimate fate, however, although the bird’s body is immortalised beauty, the spirit has passed on.

Angela Casey artist photographer surgeon bird still life contemporary art tasmanian gothic australian vanitas
The Surgeon
pigment print on paper