Sugar Masks, 2001-2003
Curators: Ariela Azoulay, Nirit Nelson (Tokyo)
I offered the audience to let me cover their heads in warm and soft extrusions of
cotton candy. This material is easy to sculpt and mold, the mask designs varied slightly.
I created them on the spot while talking to the person, taking requests of specific designs. The less brave audience members that gathered around the mask bearers ate their way through these enlarged soft helmets. Melting was also a transformation that occurred and clung to the faces, like cobwebs.
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