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Can the Past save the Future?

Jessica Bohus's avatar Jessica Bohus

Can the Past Save the Future? This Woolly Mammoth head is inspired by one I saw at the Narodny Museum in Prague. I loved the scroungy scruffy dreads hanging off him and the long curving tusks. Hair, teeth, claws, bones, tusks, hooves, horns and antlers have always interested me. Scientists studying the DNA of the woolly mammoth think they could soon recreate one. As an artist who creates installations (work that interacts with its venue) I enjoy the challenge ArtPrize affords me. The opportunity to make something bigger that I can still transport and install myself. I am careful not to create something that I cannot control or work with. I love the idea of mammoths roaming Siberia- but...

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 6 ft
  • Medium: steel,copper, glass
  • Width: 5 ft
  • Year created: 2015
  • Height: 7 ft