Conversations, Talk of the Town

Conversation, Talk of the Town Carolyn Enz Hack copper, mica, steel, gold leaf 20x27x6” 2019
Conversations, Talk of the Town copper, mica, steel, gold leaf 20x27x6” 2019

Conversations, Talk of the Town is a piece about the corrosive effects of gossip and bullying, singling out and attributing negative traits to a person or group for the purpose of silencing, intimidating, or worse. Ripples emanate from the central crucible. The floating, gold leafed, niche-like aspect of the piece references beatification or martyrdom, one historic result of communal rejection stemming from a system of persecution.

Conversation, Talk of the Town Carolyn Enz Hack copper, mica, steel, gold leaf 20x27x6” 2019
Conversations, Talk of the Town detail
Conversations, Talk of the Town Carolyn Enz Hack copper, mica, steel, gold leaf 20x27x6” 2019 detail
Conversations, Talk of the Town detail
Conversation, Talk of the Town Carolyn Enz Hack copper, mica, steel, gold leaf 20x27x6” 2019 detail
Conversations, Talk of the Town detail