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“Sometimes my work also has literal connections to archeology, or rather to history. In A Place Where My Thoughts Are Frozen Together, I set out to attach a human femur to a coffee cup. I thought it was interesting how the cup has gradually acquired a handle during its evolutionary process. I ended up giving the femur a small raised bump so that, together, the cup and the bone could hold a sugar cube. It looks like something has grown out from inside the bone in a way comparable to the relatively slow process whereby the handle of the coffee cup evolved. I think it’s beautiful how both of them, powerless and armless, hold the sugar cube.” – Mark Manders , Ronse, Belgium

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

Mark Manders

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