Ball point pen on clear plastic
Tongue is a performative installation of a maze, illustrating the uncontrollable nature of language and its unstable function for communication. Sounds of birds and ripping plastic fill a space. I am writing on the vulnerable clear plastic walls of the maze while whimsical wind blows on the plastic, waving between the material and my gesture of writing. The writing eventually leaves illegible words and rips on those transparent walls. The piece remains as an installation, which reveals personal, emotional traces rather than a communicable transcript.