Malaise is a feeling of sickness or unease. It is also the name of a fly trap, modelled on the form of a human tent, and the name of the man who invented it. A Fly Caught in the Eye… is one product of a long, multi-site journey dedicated to the intimate unravelling of Malaise, and its architectural / operative inversion from human tent into insect trap.
A Fly Caught in the Eye of a Filmmaker Making a Documentary About an Insect Trap, 2014. Midge, 24 karat gold (electron microscopy gold sputter process). 2mm x 2mm.