Psychedelic sea snails, Faluja, sculpture in painted iron and glass, 2021 The pair of sculptures was created for Abraham Eilat by the multidisciplinary artist Faluja, known for his love of working with a wide variety of materials and techniques. The inspiration for the shape of the objects came from the figures of sea snails, which, unlike their terrestrial and monochromatic relatives, exist underwater in a variety of spectacular colors and textures. The sculptures consist of a unique combination of materials – the delicate and curved glass nozzles were industrially blown in China, while the painted iron elements were handcrafted in Faluja.
The unique connection between the materials and the way they are suspended at a height seek to create a feeling of floating watery mobility. The intense coloration that stands out during the day, changes during the dark through dedicated lighting that seems to walk on the bareness, according to the design of the sound and lighting producer Shuli Oded. The event invites viewers to an underwater party from another world.