The idea:  I was asked to make a sea-jewel. At the same time, my dad asked me to make a mold of a dead fish he had found on the beach. Both great things, so I combined them. By making a mold of something perishable you create the ability to save something that would not be saved when left alone. I like this function of capturing something in stone, to preserve that what was not preservable. 
The result:  By molding the fish I got the possibility to make copies in earthenware. I glazed them with a brownish glaze, which makes the earthenware fish look like an actual natural fish. This is fascinating, because this fish is not gross, whilst the original dried dead fish is considered gross. Also, is a copy of a dead fish different in value than an actual dead fish? Has that to do with preservability? 
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