PHYLLIS ODESSEY

When There Is Nothing Else To Eat

I have never been hungry enough to eat a morning glory.  For Sopheap Pich, morning glories were an important source of nourishment during Pol Pot regime in Cambodia.  Easy to grow, with almost no nutritional value, the form of the morning glory is inspirational for Sopheap Pich.

Cambodian Rattan
The Sculptures of 
SOPHEAP
PICH
“It is good if sculptures make people aware that
there are shapes in their environment, if it encourages them to use their memory.”
These works are not about the spirit of a place.  It might be for some people.  Their purity and beauty is what will becomes part of my memory.

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