Guan Yin is the Goddess of Mercy in Buddhist mythology. It's interesting that Laramee names his book sculptures after her - he claims to have been thinking and meditating on the devastating images that came after the Japanese tsunami.
The sculptures are simultaneously bleak and beautiful - a reminder that everything passes.
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