Through The Darkness
     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic
Down the Rabbit Hole
2014
ceramic

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic, lead
Still Point
2014
ceramic, lead
84"

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic, wood, concrete
The Quiet Will Be Your Womb
2010
ceramic, wood, concrete
83"

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic, wood, concrete
Reclaimed Strength
2010
ceramic, wood, concrete
83"

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic, steel
Nikisi
2009
ceramic, steel
14"

According to Kongo testimony of the early twentieth century, people drive nails into the figures as part of a petition for help, healing, or witness-particularly of contracts and pledges. The purpose of the nailing is to "awaken" and sometimes to "enrage" the nkisi to the task in hand.

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic
Flood Victims
2005
ceramic
18"

-Hurricane Katrina

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic
The Beginner
2011
ceramic
57.5"

     E Tyler Burton Through The Darkness ceramic, brick, found pottery circa 1950’s Owens Lake, California
Belisana
2017
ceramic, brick, found pottery circa 1950’s Owens Lake, California
46" x 17" x 22"

Goddess of Lakes, Rivers, Fires, and Craft

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