for the love of ‘serpents’

Studio news/blog

I adore these works by Jessica Moon Bernstein:

Work by Jessica Moon Bernstein

Work by Jessica Moon Bernstein

The above is an installation titled: Ourrubberos.  She says:

The exhibition title, Ourrubberos, is a slight variation from the term ouroboros, which refers to the ancient symbol depicting a serpent eating its own tail. This sign stands as a reminder for the cyclicality of life as it repeats and constantly reinvents itself. The reincarnation of inner tube rubber as building material for Ourrubberos suggests new possibilities for an object otherwise rendered obsolete by puncture.

To me it looks as if the rubber are swallowing the empty space on the walls…..spreading like some sort of virus infesting the room.

She mostly work with bicycle inner tubes. I also like her other rubber work for e.g:  “urban urchin”:

Work by Jessica Moon Bernstein

Work by Jessica Moon Bernstein

Read more about her here

 

 

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