birth, life, death and resurrection by benjamin john hall birth, life, death and resurrection by benjamin john hall
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.






‘birth, life, death & resurrection FULL EDITvideo 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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