In Jacqueline Terpins’ new work, Instant, nine unique blown glass elements represent us as individuals. At the basis is a solid mass. Suspended, a volume of breath that touches the ethereal. Body and essence in constant movement, seeking equilibrium, respond, mold themselves, and react to events, situations and other bodies and essences that traverse them.
While they may seem like opposites, soon it becomes clear that the glass shaping the solid is the same that is shaping the breath. In the experience of existence, the matter that leads us to hang by a thread is the same that keeps us present