Photo Credit: Jane Hoodless
Good Friday 1865 was the day Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth during a performance at Ford's Theatre. Booth was later shot and killed, but his eight conspirators were made to wear canvas hoods during their confinement and trial. These hoods created nearly a century-and-a-half later evoke the original wearers, with gaping mouths silently conveying the narrative of events as they continue to conspire.
series of 8 - each 40cm x 22cm x 22cm
Textiles, ink, organic matter