In the olden days, anyone caught subscribing to a gender identity somewhere between the two allowed by the Bible would be hunted down and treated to a piece of the minds of the God-fearing, followed by some gratifyingly sadistic punishment. Now, in many places across the world, people who occupy the inner colours of the gender rainbow are left alone as the once-heretical idea that a person’s gender is their/her/his own business becomes normal. It is to be hoped that the carrying of little machines that attest to one’s binary gender convictions will soon become as quaint a recourse as priest holes or the sacrifice of the firstborn. In such hope, I’ve only made three of these objects.
H 18 cm x W 8.2 cm x D 5.5 cm Ash, lime, beech with traces of box and ebony. Steel, brass, Liquitex.
Edition of 3. Dated 8-5-20
10% of Proceeds will go to the The Trussell Trust – a UK food bank charity