With each new death, one can pull the trigger of the barrel to flap the angel wings of the floating heart. For Whom the Bell Tolls 2016. This engagement is a small act of tribute in the face of great loss. Living in America, regular news of gun related deaths takes an emotional toll on society regardless of one's relationship to the victims or political leanings.
The title, For Whom the Bell Tolls, is taken from the words written by John Donne in 1624 that recount the loss mankind experiences at any person's death, and speaks for my experience as well: More stuff. For Whom the Bell Tolls is a memorial to the hundreds of children who have died in the last decade by gunshot in America.
Menu Search. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were: I was compelled to make works that addressed the emotional side of living with gun violence and loss without being didactic or political.