A serious of porcelain plates design to focus on Englands opium trade to China that caused an epidemic that plagued the country and its people for over 100 years.
Each plate represents an aspect of opium addiction.
One in the Hand
focusing on the fact that when overdosing on opium, the user's fingers turn blue. Also playing on the idea of blue stand fingers due to the ink used to create blue plate china
From Our Lips
Playing off the idea of smoking opium which is durived from poppy buds.
Shes so Heavy
Discusing the financial burden introduced to China by Britten when opium became fair trade.
The plates are still in production and once created will be presented here in there blue form.