"By transforming refuse — the rusty, jagged, rubbery, unrecyclable junk produced by industrial exploitation of the land and its minerals — into an anthropomorphic object, Luger gives a relatable form to environmental and social misdeeds that are often considered in the abstract.
His monster is man-made, but not just by him. It is derived from the bad habits of a hundred years of digging deeply into the earth to capture its oil, while neglecting the things that already flow on its surface. There is a lesson in that, he says." - THE DENVER POST
Oil drums, ammunition cans, trash, found objects, ceramic
approx: 6.5' h x 3' w x 50' d
This Is Not A Snake was exhibited at Metropolitan State University Denver, Center for Visual Art's exhibition Water Line: A Creative Exchange 2017.