By manipulating the functionality of pint glasses, beer bottles, and wine glasses to a point of dysfunctionality, I attempt to bring awareness to the pain of alcoholism in a quirky, yet subtle, way. Geared toward the alcoholic who may not even realize that he/she has a drinking problem, I propose potential solutions by making glasses that are too socially uncomfortable to operate or too physically difficult to consume.
On view at Work Commons
This work is featured as part of Exchanges: How We Got Here, The 2018 Stamps Senior Show, unfolding during the month of April in four exhibition sites throughout the city of Ann Arbor: the Michigan Theater, Duderstadt Video Studio, Work Commons in the Art & Architecture Building, and Stamps Gallery. Each space will host key exhibition events including film/video screenings, live performance, and opening receptions. Check the exhibition page for dates, times and hours.