DAEDALUS COLLECTION

DEPICTING THE STORY OF DAEDALUS, WHO WAS A SKILLFUL CRAFTSMAN AND ARTIST. DAEDALUS AND HIS SON ICARUS WAS HELD IN A TOWER TO PREVENT HIS KNOWLEDGE OF THE LABYRINTH HE BUILT FOR KING MINOS FROM SPREADING TO THE PUBLIC.

TO ESCAPE, DAEDALUS CREATED WINGS FOR HIMSELF AND YOUNG ICARUS FROM FEATHERS AND WAX. THE COLLECTION DEPICTS WINGS IN VARIOUS FORM OF DECAY, ILLUSTRATING ICARUS’ FLIGHT TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN, MELTING THE WAX ON THE WINGS. PEARLS ARE USED TO REFLECT DROPLETS OF WATER AS ICARUS’  SPLASH INTO THE SEA.