This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, March 7, 2011 - Once it was old-school computer mice. Then it was toilet seats, football pads and a parasol. After that, keyboards. But now it's all about boys as young as 8 making white paper guns.
Communication, technology and remnants of the past drive the art of Sarah Frost, 43. In her artist's statement, Frost quotes German philosopher Walter Benjamin: "To live is to leave traces."
"Maybe the whole thing, on one level, is a meditation on mortality," Frost said.