Pedestal for a Shoe: Refugee Series 18" x 24" x 24"
In Pedestal, a child (my mother) is represented by the shoe she lost when fleeing Stalinists during WWII, and which I recovered from her house in Latvia 70 years later....more here. I wrote some free verse describing the refugee-to-immigrant story, and decaled it onto the roof, along with newspaper clippings of the current refugee crisis.
Pedestal - detail of interior
Pedestal - detail of side and roof
Pedestal - detail of candy tree
Pedestal - detail of ocean