Objects of Desire
A series of crotched sculptures.
Vaxevanidou’s new series “Objects of Desire” consists of crocheted sculptures portraying male and female body parts closely linked with desire and pleasure. Produced in a medium typically associated with feminine domestic handicraft, “Objects of Desire” belong to a tradition which blends together a surrealist hybridization of the object and the feminist re-appropriation of gendered activities, a tradition that seeks to reclaim the female body and its power over the poetics of desire. Read more