Pure Clean Power Deflation Rumination

Diana Shpungin, Pure Clean Power Deflation Rumination, 2022
Hand-applied graphite on a wooden prayer stand, cast human leg bones, and a deflated football, with medical tape, ivory soap, and a mirror
22 x 25 x 48 inches

A traditional prayer stand is entirely coated with graphite pencil.  The stand is divided in half by a double-sided mirror which dissects a bandaged cast human skeletal leg bone and hundreds of bars of ivory soap. At its base sits a graphite coated deflated football.

photography: Etienne Frossard