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Haus of Imy-Ut ( Tips on pronunciation; “house of Eme Ut”. The “U” in “ut” is heavy and deep-as in “up”. Its both elegant and guttural, ancient and contemporary…….well, At least I think so anyway ♥)
“Haus of Imy-ut” is a taxidermy design project created in early 2012 by sculptural artist Emily Slade. The purpose of this project is to explore the world of taxidermy through a new design lens and create both conceptual and decorative works of natural-origin art. The content of these works varies greatly from piece to piece, and swings from innocent to vile depending on the animal(s) used in the creation. With a strong focus on ethical collection, non-toxic production, and individuality expressed by the subjects-each piece from the H.O.I. collection is a work of soulful attachment and human interpretation.”
That being stated, here are images to my completed cross-over piece. I was thinking of signing the piece with the new seal for “H.O.Iu” or to stick with my standard smoking mushroom. I figured this piece should probably still retain my original signature as I hope it serves to expose to a new area a representative of my career/styles. Its horrible, and amazing, and nightmarish. I’m proud.