John Marriott

Velveteen MQ-9 Reaper Drone Hummingbird Feeder


cast resin, surgical tubing (internal chamber for sugar nectar), rubber nipple, fabric petals, blue fabric flocking
15 in.x 9 in. x 3 in.
Edition: Open

This tiny replica of a Reaper Drone is cuddly with its coating of soft blue felt. The rotating camera hub under its nose has been converted into a red nipple and surrounded by flower petals. Sugar nectar (not included) drips through the nipple from its inner chamber allowing hummingbirds to hover briefly and lap at the nectar.

Velveteen MQ-9 Reaper Drone Hummingbird Feeder

John Marriott is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Toronto, Canada. His works have been featured in exhibitions and festivals nationally and internationally in venues such as The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (Toronto 1995, 1996), The Impakt Festival (Utrecht, 2003), 25HRS (Barcelona, 2003), The Rotterdam International Festival of Film and Video (Rotterdam, 2003), The 7a*lld International Festival of Performance Art (Toronto, 2004), The ZKM (Karlsruhe, 2004) and The Toronto Sculpture Garden (Toronto, 2006). His multiples are included in private and public collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario and The National Gallery of Canada.