born: 1980

United States

born: 1986

Republic of Ireland

Selector Statement

Blow Harder: Alternative Lexicons for the Hotshop analyzes the sexually-charged language of American glassblowing. It deftly critiques the historically male-dominated hot shop by studying the vocabulary that has sprung from it. Peck and Donnellan’s proposal for alternative terms calls for a reckoning with the power dynamics, safety, and inclusivity of the glassblowing process.

–Lipman, Beth