Julia deVille: Leonore Freeze-dried still born deer, gold plate, smoky quartz, glass 35 x 17 x 12cm
Finalist, 2011 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
ARTWORK SUMMARY: The title of my sculpture comes form the peom The Raven by Edar Allen Poe. The Raven follos an unnamed narrator who sits reading “forgottenlore” as a method to forget the loss of his love, Lenore. The work is also referening a line from the peom Night’s Plutonian Shore, which is Hades or The Underworld. I reasearched the creatures that guide the souls into the underworeld and found that thet were often amimals. The reins symbolize the deer being a means of transport into Hades.