Chris Abrams: Orifice and Oculi

The objects in ‘Orifice and Oculi’ are heavily influenced by the time I spend with my boys, aged four and seven.  


Of course, we spend a lot of time together looking at and playing with toys and games and cartoons, but I’m also interested in the way children invest those images and objects with lives of their own.  


The objects in ‘Orifice and Oculi’ grew from a realization that I also imagine life invested in physical things, and the details I include speak to the idea of the objects ‘looking back’ at us with internal lives of their own.

-Chris Abrams