Laura Splan
"Prozac, Thorazine, Zoloft"
Hand latch-hooked rug on canvas with polyester filling, 2000

Splan's work explores the scientific through the prosaic. Appropriating three ubiquitous mood-altering prescription pills, she re-envisions them as large crocheted pillows. Her surreal scale and tactile material shifts change one's relationship to these consumer products. For more information, see