About the project
"The vessel-shaped sculpture is made from 122 inflated latex balloons dripped in 14 coats of epoxy; then sanded and polished to a high gloss; and finally brush painted. It’s a labour intensive process, with each piece taking nearly a month to complete. The transformation from kitschy object into solid mass serves to exaggerate the balloon’s varied, interwoven layers of irony and escapism, qualities that are central to my artwork. The work is finally painted with Louis Vuitton logos and various balloon imagery to mimic party celebrations, in the case the 200th birthday of Louis Vuitton."