A hand draws a hand

52 engraved glass cards, glass box
8.89 x 6.35 x 0.32 cm each
7.3 x 11.5 x 16.9 cm box


Each piece is the size of a basic playing card, the size of a palm. Suspended in glass is text: each selection in the pool of words were weighed by their direct association with magic and simultaneous common usage outside of it. Clear glass is often meant to be imperceptible, but materially expresses weight, color, and texture. It is between states; materials scientists refer to it as an amorphous liquid, never quite setting into a solid.

I’m finding it hard to believe
Group exhibition curated by Gary-Ross Pastrana
Modeka Art, Makati City
14 Nov - 5 Dec 2020

Installation photos by Miguel Lorenzo Uy