Mask Of Strength

Wire mesh, velvet, felt, embellishments, 2021.

The Queen Bullet Ant. Reputedly the most painful sting in the world, akin to being shot.

They can carry 50 times their own bodyweight. They have no ears. The queen can live for 30 years, the longest known living insects.

Featuring celluloid sequins, over 100 years old.

Dedicated to Corinna.

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