coyote on the back roads

witness to the common lot

braille in bird shot, dirt (from beside The Monument to Those Perished in the Years of Transdniestian War, Chisinau, Moldova), Moldova, chalk, gesso, photo emulsion, charcole, lead frame, 2006
42" x 55"

(the braille reads: I stand as witness to the common lot, survivor of that time, that place. From Russian poet Anna Akhmatova's 1961 poem, Requiem 1933-1940)

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