Working with sugar is wonderful and difficult. Its so colourful and textural, having similarities to paint. But then there is the temperature which is firstly dangerous but also it drops so quickly which influences the viscosity, so I find myself having to work really quickly to get what I need. It’s a sensory overload, the smell, the colour, the heat and the honey like movement… it’s sharp like glass and smooth like Marble and at the same time rough like concrete… unpredictable.
His work deals primarily with consciousness, focusing on “issues of desire and mortality.” Last year, Marr contributed this life-sized, edible sugar skull to an art exhibit organized by the Skull Appreciate Society to raise money for Live Life Give Life, an organ donation charity organization.