echo (artificial), Ena Kantardžić, 4D Design ’24


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    9 in x 21 in

    Polypropylene, polylactic acid, polyethylene, and nylon

    “echo (artificial)” is a plastic representation of “echo” that explores the ephemera of its living counterpart, an installation of daffodils planted on Cranbrook grounds that spell out the word “DROWN”.

    Bagged and sealed, the word narcotic shares its root with the flower (numbness). It is honoring death. It is an overdose, an addiction, an assembly, and a deconstruction. It is a preservation of an idea, of a manufacturing, of something that might be consumed.

    Vacuum sealed artificial daffodils come with originally designed 3D printed flower stand. Each one is unique.

    Item is located in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Local pickup available. Domestic shipping is available for an additional fee. Contact for a custom shipping quote.

    Ena Kantardžić (b. 1994) is an American artist who speaks the tongue of a place they have never lived. Born a refugee in Germany, they equivocate notions of displacement with a lack of commitment to a medium. With a background in technical event production, they value spatial effects of gathering and belonging. Having spent years in Boston’s gay clubs, their works aim to function like the communication that occurs in nightlife, which must be reduced to the essential amidst so much noise.