10" x 14" x 12"
Plastic fish bowl, glass cone, mini magnifying glasses, family photo, mirror, fake gold bar, hair, tulle, thread, guest check, check presenter tray, ink
Opacity and transparency have at it in this delicacy; my mother is at once exotic or foreign and intimately close, consumable and unknowable. The registers in which I, as an artist, present her to myself and others affect my own legibility.
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