Despite being subjected to distortion, elation or glorification, individual stories collectively form history. Old objects are the guardians of stories past. Tracking down their narrative is a pleasure which leads to the act of creation.
The welding torch that is used to solder the backs of the cufflinks is also used to prepare lobster, whose coral hue has particular significance in Samuel Gassmann’s production. The lobster is, in essence, a member of the family.