Abject V (2020)
Sodium Hydroxide, distilled water, sunflower oil, pigment
These sculptures are made out of soap, but are not to be used as soap because of uncertainty around the lye content, also because they are very beautiful and better to keep them, no?
Christine says: "A fond memory of intimate conversations shared in the communal showers in boarding school evoked a material research in informal soap making practices. In these Abjects series, I take this research further by formally queering the vessels contained in these intimate spaces of cleansing."