Mother Cast - Ghaith&Jad
Inspired by the process of casting bronze, this work addresses the mold as a vessel of conception. A bronze sculpture is heavy and eternal, monumental in heft. The mold that produces it is delicate, destructible, temporary and ephemeral; the birth of a bronze sculpture requires the death of its mould. Here, two interlocking loops were cast in a single ceramic mould. While the ‘mother’ mould held them both, they could never touch: intertwined, but denied contact. It is only once the mould melted away that the loops emerged, locked within one other. Always touching, they celebrate the immaterial void that separated them during conception.
Loop 2: 26.6x9.3x6 cm