Ovidio Giberga Stirrup Vessels

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Stirrup Vessels

This series was originally inspired by the ritual stirrup vessels of the Moche culture (1st - 9th century AD) from Peru. The stirrup spout in my work serves as a compelling design feature but more importantly references the "figure as vessel" metaphor, inviting the viewer to think abstractly as to their content and purpose. The titles suggest anthropological artifacts, specific to my place and time.