10" x 12" x 8"
Plastic fish bowl, glass cone, mini magnifying glasses, photo of my mother holding my sister in Korea, mirror, fake gold bar, hair, tulle, thread, guest check, plastic tray, ink
Transparency and (Glissant's) opacity 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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