Giant Candy

2011-07-05 2

Candies, little as they are, never fail to zap us back to our childhood. What more if they were big – no, gigantic!

Nicola Freeman came up with the idea of enlarging candies to a scale that was shocking. And shock her gigantic candy sculptures did. But more than that, the larger-than-life sweets were also described by onlookers as enchanting and fun – two words that clearly belong to our youth.

The oversized confectionery included Love Hearts, a Sweetie Watch, a Sweetie Necklace and a lollipop, all of which are popularly beloved treats. It must have been hard to see the commentary on mass consumerism past the fond memories these elicited.

Photos via craftzine.com

Well-planned and crafted, Nicola’s giant candies are pretty convincing. But alas, they are inedible, being made of plaster and resin.

For more information, visit craftzine.com.

written by sleepswimming on 2011-07-05 #news #exhibit #giant #candy #lomography #lollipop #nicola-freeman #love-hearts

2 Comments

  1. explorette
    explorette ·

    mmmmmmmmmmmmmm nom nom nom

  2. francesco1
    francesco1 ·

    darn, i wish they were edible

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