Epehmera: Ceramic sculpture by Mark Messenger whose work is an expression of his personal mythology. His work encompasses a blend of drawing, painting, modeling, & pottery techniques. It is through these mediums that he explores social, political, & psychological issues.in the form of narratives. His clay characters interact with objects whose origins are found in history, mythology, religion, contemporary life, media, & art.
This breathtaking installation was created for the 50th Biennial of Venice in 2003, and found it’s home in San Staë church on the Canale Grande. It’s entitled Falling Garden, and is the work of collaborating Swiss artists, Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger.