A 3-dimensional representation of the waveform pattern created by the word plush, when spoken aloud. Cradled and manipulated, the object becomes the tactile representation of its name. Edition of 10 commissioned for a benefit for the New York Foundation for the Arts.

cast rubber – approx. 6’’ x 6 x 7”, 2008






Here are some images of the process

plush wvfrm



plush Pr02

making the silicone mold with the paperboard model


plush Pr03

The mold after the model was removed and ready for casting

plush Pr04

The rig for rotational casting. I had to spin the mold for about one hour until the rubber set (times 10!)

plush Pr01

curing the final castings