Ode to Octavia: Neo-Ancient Taliswoman

The Black Constellation (American, active Seattle)

Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes (American, b. 1977)

Catherine Harris-White (American, b. 1986)

Stasia Irons (American, b. 1985)

Ode to Octavia: Neo-Ancient Taliswoman

  • Date: 2012
  • Medium: Incantation, repurposed bronze, brass, silver, stainless steel, rosewood, beechnut, abalone shell, ibex and dik-dik horn, precious and semiprecious stones, 1996 GMC truck key
  • Object Dimensions: 25 x 14 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (63.5 x 36.83 x 3.81 cm)
  • Credit Line: Purchased with funds partially provided by the Randolph Philip Koelsch Bequest, 2013.004.01
  • Photo Credit: Mark Woods