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By encouraging viewers to peer into its windows, House Rupture visually allows for an extended picture of domesticity into the late years of possible reproduction. Housing the last of the eggs, (represented by vibrant bulbous raku ceramic forms) this domestic interior is simultaneously marked with potency and history. Stuck with the cliché phrase “the biological time clock,” these years of child-free women’s lives have little representation beyond tales of anxiety over choosing or being able to have children or not. House Rupture renders this time concretely, marking its rich domestic terrain.

steel, laminated glass, wood, porcelain ceramic with raku glaze