This piece was created as a reaction to the struggle of social interaction. For some, the idea of baring their true personalities to the world is petrifying. Many of the daily exchanges that others may perceive as insignificant can become all-consuming to someone with social anxiety. These small interactions play over and over in their mind, creating crippling self-doubt and sometimes pushing them to withdraw from actively participating in society. Their fear and fragility is shown in this work through the posture and structure of this huddled form as it is drawn back by a web of apprehensions.
Introverted 2013, 36"x 18"x 42"- Kiln-formed Glass, Thread, Wood
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