Ama Menec

Ama Menec’s work often covers themes of loss and recovery whether species or Gods, celebrating our man made or naturally recovered populations of Buzzards and Red Kites, the loss of up to 100 species via the Badger Trophic Cascade, or the reclamation of Ancient Gods repurposed to fit our modern times.

Knowing a male God hovering over me would not induce sleep, she has feminised Hypnos to hang over my bed as Hypnia the Goddess of Sleep. Based on a bronze in the British Museum, who had lost a wing in antiquity, hers enfolds the face, a feathery cloak of slumber. 

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