Oryza Tuberose

Shaped as a pastry mold, Oryza Tuberose is an attempt to portray two poetic and witty Chinese Euphemism of the word faeces together.

fèn mǐ tián gòng
糞 – 米田共
Shit – Rice Field Altogether
(Direct Translation of each character)

yè lái xiāng
夜来香
Night Blooming Plant
(Refering to Night Soil – human excreta collected from cesspools at night for fertilizer)

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Oryza Tuberose
2018
Raku White Stoneware, Mother of Pearl Lustre
22 x 9 x 24 cm

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