The Gwaii JANUARY21 has a short lifespan. It takes birth by capturing the oxygen around itself, puffs up instantly and... Read More
The Gwaii JANUARY21 has a short lifespan. It takes birth by capturing the oxygen around itself, puffs up instantly and then expands briefly to ultimately petrify in a few seconds. The creative ritual is repeated untill the Gwaii reaches its full maturity, then ends with its embalming in a concrete shell.
3 KEY WORDS that #INSPIRE his CREATION
from a liquid matrix, the Gwaii catches its first breath at birth.
Feeding himself with oxygen, it carefully grows developing its own
#BODY TRANSFORMATION Expanding
through life stages, the Gwaii finds its uniqueness through a series of
transformation. Gravity gives its beauty and its curves. Expériences,
scars and wounds mark its skin. Cherished flaws and teenage memories
slowly shape it creating strange transplants.
#DEATH When it comes to maturity, the Gwaii is momified following ancient Egyptian rituals, wrapped for ever in layers of coloured concrete. At the end of the process, the Gwaii is ready to find its eternal life somewhere in the outer world.
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