It is the year of the rabbit so RatxChicks artist Michelle Im wanted to create communication vessels, like a warp in time. “A kind of sending messages into the universe…talking about the universe. But they’re rabbits obviously,” she said.
The moon jar (Korean: dalhangari)—so called because of its evocative form—was usually made by joining two hemispherical halves. Difficult to make as a single, this new interpretation as a sun jar, with a duo of vessels is even more complex with its added form and decoration.