Eyewear: TOO MUCH GUN.
Eyewear: TOO MUCH GUN. 2016
Gun trigger guards and handle, brass, steel.
Created in the immediate wake of the Orlando, Florida Pulse Nightclub shooting of 2016. Featured as a core traveling artwork in the ‘Imagine Peace Now’ exhibition which toured the US from 2016 to 2018.
––There is power in dismantling this weapon, this machine of cold beauty. Strength in the exploded view. A hate crime love letter, muzzled and rendered spectacle.
So, this: empty chambers for the fallen. –– K. Lo Bue, 2016