KELLY NYE

Any object has the potential to be sensualized/fetishized. The exploration of inherently feminine articles, objects, and issues is a prominent theme amongst the wearable, jewelry, and sculptures I construct. Food to fashion and traditional to contemporary relationships to the female form guide the temporal flexibility versus polished structure material choices of these commodities. The unity of tactile and visual stimulates a desire to engage performative acts with said objects, thus they become a fetish or sensualized body. Humor and ostentatiousness guide the work to examine their straddling place in the culture of jewelry and sculpture.