Fall, 2016

D Brian Burns II

Tears (Verb and Noun)

Crashing Explosion

Crashing Explosion

Mixed media; Plastics, wood, acrylic and spray paints. 2016

Binding

Binding

Mixed media; Plastics, wood, acrylic and spray paints. 2016

In the Concert of Love

In the Concert of Love

Installation Mixed media; Plaster, wood, acrylic and spray paints, with performance video. In the performance I arrive with feminine makeup on my face, wearing the object with the bottles and two buckets. I sit in front of the chicken sculptures, and I consumed 69 eggs from one bucket, and regurgitated them into the other bucket. I complete the eggs before I leave the space. 2016

Chicken #1

Chicken #1

Mixed media; Plaster, wood, acrylic and spray paints. 2016

Birdman Suit

Birdman Suit

Mixed media; Canvas, wood, acrylic and spray paints, with beer bottles 2016

Hard Headed

Hard Headed

Wooden box with acrylic and 20 pounds of screws pointing inward. This performance included me standing with my head inside the box surrounded by screw points.

A Prelude to Abjection

A Prelude to Abjection

Performance and sculpture. Mixed media sculpture with wood and acrylic. In this performance, I wear a rabbit hat and give a funeral to a constructed rabbit, before I burry it in the ground. The video attached is the second part to the performance, where I read a poem before getting buried myself in the same location. 2016

I love You

I love You

Performance work. I stripped my clothes and marked my self harm scars with lip stick before climbing into the garbage. I then neel with my mothers ashes afterward. 2016

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

Mixed media installation and performance. Plaster, wood, metal, and acrylic sculptures. In the performance I am blindfolded and I floss my teeth a bowl of water until it turns bloody. Then wash my hands in it. and drink the entire bowl of water before throwing up the water again later. 2016

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

Sculpture from installation Mixed media installation and performance. Plaster, wood, metal, and acrylic sculptures. In the performance I am blindfolded and I floss my teeth a bowl of water until it turns bloody. Then wash my hands in it. and drink the entire bowl of water before throwing up the water again later. 2016

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

Sculpture from installation Mixed media installation and performance. Plaster, wood, metal, and acrylic sculptures. In the performance I am blindfolded and I floss my teeth a bowl of water until it turns bloody. Then wash my hands in it. and drink the entire bowl of water before throwing up the water again later. 2016

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

If Only You Knew How Much I Love You

Still taken after the performance. Mixed media installation and performance. Plaster, wood, metal, and acrylic sculptures. In the performance I am blindfolded and I floss my teeth a bowl of water until it turns bloody. Then wash my hands in it. and drink the entire bowl of water before throwing up the water again later. 2016

I Love You Very Much

I Love You Very Much

Still from after the performance. In this performance I shaved my head into a bowl. Then I disrobed and sat in front of a small table. I duct tape my mouth with flesh tone tape, and fill the hair bowl with cereal. I then cut open the tape with a razor blade and eat the whole bowl with hair, cereal and milk. After completing I write "I Love You" on my chest with lip stick before leaving. 2016

I am a fish

I am a fish

Mixed media performance. Including a mask made of wood, acrylic, and tree branches. In this performance I stood on an elevated platform, naked, in the woods. I then read a poem with potatoes, before climbing down. At the end I sat in a chair, naked, and ate a raw potato. 2016