Pickle Teeth in Heaven
DaddyBears was invited to take part in Palazzo Monti's spring 2022 residency, resulting in a month long show at the Palazzo during October 2022.
The work is part of the duo show - Can't Stop Can't Let go.
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Pickle Teeth in Heaven is dedicated to loss, burial and the journey to a possible after-
In South America during the Mesoamerican period, the people of the Toltec
civilization would breed tiny dogs for hunting and companionship- they believed that
these dogs possessed supernatural powers. This meant that the tiny dogs would often
be sacrificed just before the owner’s death as a way to guide them through the
One of the four small structures within the installation contains buried treasure. The
treasure in it’s resting place is a satin scale model of some lost puppy teeth.
To be immersed in the installation, imagine yourself tiny, traversing a
fantasy underworld in search of precious puppy teeth which will help guide you
through the afterlife.