birth, life, death and resurrection by benjamin john hall
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dec 26, 2012
birth, life, death and resurrection by benjamin john hall


‘birth, life, death and resurrection’ by benjamin john hall

 

 

‘birth, life, death and resurrection’ by benjamin john hall is a seven piece collection of handmade ‘functioning’  footwear pieces.
presented in a 30 second teaser edit and full length film, the shoes undergo physical processes relating to the themes.
amniotic sacs are opened and umbilical cords are cut. the footwear become salive, they breathe, they grow, they die and are even
resurrected in fire. the work explores some of the differences in people’s attitudes or beliefs surrounding our experience of birth,
life, death and resurrection.

 

 


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video courtesy of benjamin john hall

 


life- ascension wedge

 

 


life- ascension wedge

 

 


death – NDE skates

 

 

 


resurrection- lazarus wedge

 

 


lazarus wedge set alight

 


lazarus wedge resurrected

 


resurrection sketch

 

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