blown phosphor-coated glass, argon gas, mercury, hand-cut risographs
3.5 ft H x 4 ft W x 3 in D
Inspired by the whimsical but wistful game effeuiller la marguerite, which translates to “strip the daisy.” The player plucks petals off of daisies asking “Love me? Love me not?” in an attempt to quench their love sickness. As we indulge in simple acts of wishing and fortune-telling, we make ourselves vulnerable to both joyful affirmation and spoiled desire.
This piece has been shown at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Washington for the group exhibition "Expansive", curated by Sarah Blood and Megan Stelljes.