Melanie Buckner (BFA 2015)
Fear this: as a grieving family's questions trail off, unanswered - there is a horrible story to tell, too large to release by spoken words. Their trust has been betrayed by those sworn to save the fallen. Packed too tightly to unload, too heavy to bear, leaving an emptiness that never resolves for any who were involved. This isn't just a cryptic message - it's the end of a young man's story, it's the statement of a witness. His family has a right to know what really happened. Everybody's family does.
This work is featured as part of the 2016 Alumni Exhibition: “Horror Vacui”, on display from July 19 - August 6, 2016 at the Argus II Building in Ann Arbor. Check the exhibition page for dates, times, and hours.