Throng consists of two simple materials: mirror and clay. The tryptic shape of the piece alludes to many similarly shaped places and objects, such as cathedrals, formal entrance ways, three-panel paintings, and vanity mirrors. The clay has been delicately smeared on and massaged into the piece. One can see the traces of clay-covered hands on the mirror which highlight the intentionality of the obscuration of the image done by the body. Using clay, which is described as the essence of man’s creation in religious texts, to hinder one’s reflection from forming fully, both critiques man’s obsession with the self and erases one’s representation to offer detachment and space for contemplating on our physical existence. 
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