July 10, 2011
Her newest installation reminds us of the possibilities of growth through loss and grief.
Vadis Turner is a Brooklyn artist who creates mixed-media sculptures, paintings, and installations with a colorful and whimsical take on various cultural and personal issues. Her most recent installation, Burial Party, was included last April at the Brooklyn Artists Ball at the Brooklyn Museum.
According to the artist’s statement, her creation of Burial Party was inspired by an interest in “the aesthetic bridges between diverse rites of passage.” At significant turning points throughout our lives, we must simultaneously shed what we knew or what we were, and embody a new version of ourselves.
Read the full article at SevenPonds Blog
PHOTOS: Burial Party – elements of ceremony and celebration with the processes of decay.