GLOVES is a textile sculpture that imagines the ceremonial Barong Tagalog shirt as a pair of delicate and non-functional boxing gloves to dialogue with notions of sociocultural survival mechanisms, orchestrated violence, and aspects of nationalism in sport.



2017, Pre-embroidered piña jusi fabric, silk thread, nylon rope, & nail, 11 x 32 x 6 inches.

 

Documented by Alexander Taylor