Alastair Mackie|Untitled (sphere)|2010|mouse|skull|sculpture

Untitled (sphere), 2009
Mouse skulls, wood, glass
40cm x 35cm x 35cm

Having swallowed its prey whole, the owl’s digestive system will extract any nutrition. The indigestible parts are then regurgitated as a compressed pellet. From these the skulls are extracted and the sculpture is built.

Alastair Mackie|Untitled (sphere)|2010|mouse|skull|sculpture

Sculpture reunited with its place of origin.