Constrained Justice

Constrained gourd (grown in mold), frame. 27x18x4”

This piece is constructed to reference lady justice. Historically the blindfold in this context represents impartiality, the ideal that justice should be applied without regard to wealth, power, or other status.   But blindfolds (and political institutions) have also been used to keep the wearers in the dark, restricting our most developed sense, depriving the wearer of visual agency.

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