hooded_plover_and_jodie_dunn | What in flame-ation!

Mark Eliott, Hooded Plover and Jodie Dunn, 2014, photo: Dylan Esguerra
The Hooded Plover or Thinornis rubricollis and her chicks – reared in the sand (the predominate ingredient in borosilicate glass from which this work was flame-blown and sculpted), struggle to survive on a beach beset by foxes, dogs, Ravens, vehicles, gulls and heavy feet. In a miracle of cross-species empathy, Plovers loom large for Jodie Dunn – a thoughtful Homo sapien who dedicates much of her time to their survival.

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