With their armoured outer shells, crustaceans protect their vulnerable soft flesh – Lieberman juxtaposes them against exposed human nakedness, lowering the shields that we might raise spiritually, or physically. Like us, crustaceans can alter their appearance by inhabiting other forms – moving from one shell to another.
Empty shells are discarded homes, which man then delights in recycling to decorate our homes, and bodies, which we have done since the beginning of time. Both aesthetically beautiful, and practical – let us also not forget the power of the Conch shell to incite celebration or alert warning in times of need.

Nip 01
Date: 2001
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £975
Edition: 1/25

Spirits 01
Date: 2000
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £975
Edition: 1/25

Barely Connected 01
Date: 2001
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £975
Edition: 1/25

Necklace 02
Date: 2003
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £975
Edition: 1/25

Lobster Pot 01
Date: 2001
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £1350
Edition: 2/25
Lobster Pot 01 expresses how important it is for sea creatures to also have time to incubate new life, and thereby renew the source of life in our oceans.

Necklace 01
Date: 2001
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £975
Edition: 1/25

In the Nick of Time
Date: 2001
Medium: Silver Gelatin print
Dimension: 41 x 51cms
Price: £1350
Edition: 1/25
The final moment to save something, either with breast cancer, or with the ocean, the image represents that painful moment of understanding, and awareness that we need to galvanise ourselves into the necessary call for action.

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