Julian Stair has done an exhibition, Art, Death and the Afterlife, at the Sainsbury Centre (UEA) in which he has mixed the ashes of people who died during the pandemic into ceramic vessels which are essentially funerary urns:-
It’s a very simple device, but unexpectedly profound in prompting ideas about appropriate forms of commemoration – past, present and for that matter, future as well:-
2 thoughts on “Julian Stair”
These are indeed a poignant and graceful response to the pandemic. Thank you for sharing. Is this exhibition open to the public and if so, where?
Yes, it’s at the Sainsbury Centre. Must add that. Charles