tough love heart sculpture blood esther hernandez

By collecting the blood of those who struggle with the issue of substance abuse, and combining it to create a symbol of hope, this artwork is essentially a cast spell for healing, community support and change. The outcome for the exhibition is a sculpture that is both an object of aesthetic contemplation and a power amulet, made from the experiential process of many. commissioned by Elephant Circle for the “Message To Our Mothers” exhibit.


Resin cast heart, cork, human blood from 11 participants