Nic Tisdale

TITLE: Excised #8
DATE: 2013
MEDIUM: digital inkjet print and acrylic ink drawing
DIMENSIONS/RUN TIME: 21″ x 25 1/2″
DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT: A dissection and investigation of what it takes to construct a memento mori.

“Nostrum est quod vivis, cinis et manes et fabula fies. vive memor leti, fugit hora.”
Persius, Satire V, Line 151
Rough Translation:
Our life is our own to-day, to-morrow you will be dust, a shade, and a tale that is told. Live mindful of death, the hour flies.