Death Masks consists of 21 masks created from a mould of an 11-year old girl. The masks represent Alice, a young girl and original donor of the Saos-2 bone cancer line.
The work is composed of three series:
Death Masks: Alice Becoming: A series of degrading plaster moulds of the original death mask.
Death Masks: Alice Ants: Vacuum formed faces of the young girls face containing live ants that have consumed a mixture of the Saos-2 cells and sugar.
Death Masks: Mutable Death Masks: Seven faces made of slow recovery polyurethane foam containing Saos-2 cells.