Photo by Frieda Mellema
The Heartbreaking Simplicity
of Ordinary Things *
Casually fallen fruits and petals
represent slightly uncomfortable and
awkward, but also, beautiful and tasty,
fragments of nature.
These unique, colourful glass shapes
form a strong visualisation of
the joy of nature and the circle of life.
* The meaning of "Maru Mori" from The dictionary of Obscure Sorrows by John Koenig
'Maru Mori' presentation during the Salone del Mobile 2022 in Milan. (Photographs by Nicole Marnati)
Bibi Smit, Maru Mori, blown glass, dimensions vary from 40x35x20 cm, 2022.