Two calabashes, joined by a plastic pang chan knot for my trans community (纪念的双联葫芦瓶), 2022, ceramic, plastic garden twine, 10 x 15 x 5 inches
Prior to a developed written language, knots were used to document agreements in China. 事大，大结其绳；事小，小结其绳. The pang chan knot or eternal knot, symbolizes the buddhist belief in a cycle of life, with no beginning or ending.A gourd bottle symbolizes protection and possesses the ability to ward off evil spirits and intentions. An offering of eternal protection.