From the Bee to the Wasp

assemblage box diptych
wood, glass, styrofoam, wax, silicone, paper,
epoxy adhesive, a rose chafer in epoxy, dried
orange peel, orange slice and blossoms in
ethanol, honey, make-up
2 ยท 30 x 20 x 14.5 cm

FROM THE BEE TO THE WASP simulates the object
fetish of altars and reliquary shrines.

The boxes show an ironic depiction of vanitas, in
which the life-giving effects of bees are juxtaposed
with the parasitic and deathbringing qualities
of the wasp.

In Exhibition