longline fishing gear fiber taxidermy and creatures

Longline gear sub-genres, click links:
Our Myths
Social Commentary
Animal Myth Makers
Creature Comforts Installation
Animals

A Very Proud Horse sold
Winged Victory or Samothrace sold
Chief
Licorice Stag sold
Striped
Huli Jing
sold
Medicine Bear with Headdress sold
commission

Artemis Capricornus was conceived as a representation of Artemis “Artemis of the wildland, Mistress of Animals”. Her Capricornus designation is due to her goat head and body made of used fishing gear. She is presented with an ax, which signifies the loss of her limbs. Thus, she has been rendered impotent by a patriarchal society, and unable to fulfill her destiny as the goddess of the wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, virginity and protector of young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women.
Photo rendered with use of evening long exposure and light painting with flashlights