First thoughts that come to mind about bricks-and-mortar are usually durability, security and solidity, but Brooklyn-based artists Lisa Hein and Robert Seng have altered this thought. During the duo’s three-week wall installation, the concrete elements normally used to create brick blocks were replaced with a well-known household snack – Jello-O.
Entitled Bruise, the Jell-O bricks are mixed, cooked and laid on site. Much like concrete, Jell-O starts as powder, makes its way into liquid form, and then solidifies into any molded shape. These flubbery colorful morsels make for a mouthwatering stained-glass-like installation; however, overtime, the gelatinous molds start to melt and decay, and all that’s left is a mortar frame. Read more >>