By the Skin of my Teeth

Papier-mâché, high-gloss enamel paint, 16" x 7" x 7", 2018

At the end of each day, I remove the claw clips from my hair and fasten them together before setting them down. Laying still, their teeth intertwined, I imagine they have been relieved from their duty. The tension within their mechanisms holds them together, providing support, comfort and rest.