Can’t Stand Losing

Diana Shpungin, Can’t Stand Losing, 2022
Hand-applied graphite on wood, ace bandages, and medical tape, with graphite and micaceous iron oxide on sponges, 18 x 18 x 38 inches

Two bandaged, amputated chairs sit stacked upon each other and covered in graphite. they are held together with ace bandages and hold stacked kitchen sponges which have been soaked in graphite and iron oxide. The snapped legs are crowned with medical tape.

photography: Etienne Frossard