The title of this artwork has a double meaning. We associate turbulence with
disturbances to flight. This piece refers to the turbulence we have caused to our declining bird populations. This monochromatic piece is created largely with golds, orange and red highlights. The dramatic swirls echo the flight patterns of birds.
The feathers from recycled plastic bags that are screen printed with images of endangered birds and overprinted with text in endangered languages such as Yiddish, Shorthand, numerous indigenous languages and excerpts of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.
My studio in Lake Chapala supports several local Mexican women and their families. I need their help to build large-scale art and sculpture that I exhibit in museums and galleries in the US and Mexico. When you buy products on Deborah Kruger Designs, your money is also going directly to support and empower women!