Sculpture and Installation > Lovely Little Parasites

Looks like a simple grass, but on rocky soil it wreaks havoc. It is the only parasite that eats rocky soil, extracting minerals vital for moisture retention, leaving behind a hard calcium deposit, that look a lot like teeth.

Leshmania chagasi
Leshmania chagasi
ceramic, teeth, iron, gold luster, copper
7in x 8in x 3.5in
2010