One of the sculptures in the Locust Projects show also has googly eyes at its base, anthropomorphizing what are otherwise just chunks of painted wood. “Usually I know a sculpture works or not if it makes me laugh, if I think it’s ridiculous,” Drain says. “If I’m going to make a totemic sculpture, why not add eyeballs?”
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One of the sculptures in the Locust Projects show also has googly eyes at its base, anthropomorphizing what are otherwise just chunks of painted wood. “Usually I know a sculpture works or not if it makes me laugh, if I think it’s ridiculous,” Drain says. “If I’m going to make a totemic sculpture, why not add eyeballs?”