that there is a connection, to lost
possibilities of life, of youth, Laid
with care and respect, celebrated
rather than hurriedly disposed of.
Laid out in
a way that is a reminder of bodies,
coffins or crosses on a battlefield
kind of memorial; also a kind of
calendar recording time and place.The
or presentation is discreet,
decorative, the essence of femininity.
The use of
ceramic underlines that the pads are
vulnerable, breakable, won't last
materials clay glaze enamel
each unit size approximately
391 units each 'pad' represents 1
menstrual period a month from august
4th 1976 until november 6th 2006
13 spaces depict missed periods
the work is shown in a space 10m x
4m and can be adapted to fit
variable sized spaces.
See a movie
of the installation.
Carol Levin's first page,