Objectification (I) Sculpture by Adesina

Objectification (I) Sculpture by Adesina

Plaster, hand molded after original clay sculpture, 25″ x 8″ x 8″

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(She is still drying, but I am accepting early bids before I set my final price – please click the button above to contact me).

I created this sculpture as a commentary about the aftermath of the #MeToo movement earlier this year – the feeling of losing one’s identity and privacy after partaking in a mass confessional that doesn’t necessarily lead to actual resolutions for the individuals involved. It’s cathartic to talk about the hidden, but it’s also a very vulnerable place, and without subsequent healing for the victims, or repercussions for the perpetrators, where does that leave us?

The original clay sculpture was modeled after a live woman who was gracious enough to pose, and I later constructed the plaster mould over a period of weeks once the clay had hardened slightly. I filled the finished mould with more plaster, then chipped off the mould to reveal the finished piece inside. Please check out this blog post for video of some of the process, and check back soon for more updates!

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