The Wearable Weapon series is built from confiscated TSA medical and construction scissors collected and sold at airport auctions. This phenomenon appeared post 9/11 after new laws were implemented to secure the public from 'Weapons of Mass Destruction.'
There has never been a more culturally relevant moment to begin re-writing this script of the domination and militarization we are currently living in. How do we create a future culture that allows for softness and tenderness and vulnerability? How can our fierceness be in service to holding and healing trauma, celebrating pleasure, allowing for diversity and supporting radical self-love?
These sculptures are an exploration of how to protect and decorate the female body while exploring the tensions between vulnerability and violence, purity and power, and reverence and revenge. Devastating beauty. Indestructible beauty.