This exquisite porcelain piece was made from a cast of the artist's face. The tentacles were hand-built; each little sucker was placed on each tentacle one by one. This piece was inspired by Hokusai's print, 'The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife' from the Edo period in Japan.
Hello there, I'm Ruth Power.
I am currently in my final year in NCAD, studying ceramics, which I love. Porcelain is may material of choice. I love it for it's ethereal beauty, translucent qualities and challanging properties. More info and photos coming soon, I'm waiting to get some profesional photos taken in a few weeks!
My work is strongly political and inspired by the invention of Japanese tentacle pornography.
It all began when I typed in 'tentacle' to Google Images. 90% of the images that showed up consisted of violent tentacle porn. Tentacle porn has been around for centuries, but only became hugely popular in 1980, when a Japanese animator named Maeda wanted to make an erotic anime called Urotsuki. However, at the time,...
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