This is the first photograph documenting an ice sculpture series from 1997-98. Each ice sculpture contains a newborn mouse. None of these mice were killed for this piece, they were bought pre-frozen from pet stores, as snake food.

The delicate balance between life and death is found in the state of these tiny beings; just barely alive long enough to be frozen to death, only to be frozen in an additional layer, signifying life,(the womb). They are at once grotesque and beautiful, and remind us of our own struggle with, and appreciation of mortality.
M/ICE Series