A Blind Smuir
10”(h)x12”x12”, 2017
Paper, paper mache, wood

The word “smuir” is an old Scottish word meaning to “choke” or “smother.
A Blind Smuir refers to a snow drift that is so thick it not only blinds but suffocates,
which I found happens when you are out in a snow storm with 50 mph gusts.