Nesting.

This piece is the last in the series for now. It is the insect with child. Inspired by the transparent eggs of insects and fish, as well as universal shapes of motherhood.

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The pregnant form was wet-felted, then dyed.

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It was then stuffed to add dimension and softness.
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A collection of lightbulbs were hollowed out. This is the best part: they were filled with water and a single living Marimo moss, the spark of life inside the egg.
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Placed inside a protective woven sphere, along with round stones, the eggs now peek out from within their mother’s belly.
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