This Brick Wall Made From Jell-O Is Perplexingly Beautiful

September 4, 2014 11:00 AM

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This Brick Wall Made From Jell-O Is Perplexingly Beautiful

In 2003, Brooklyn-based sculptors Lisa Hein and Robert Seng were commissioned to build something in the midst of the city's post-September 11 economic and emotional slump. The concept: Reconstruction. "We were thinking, after 9/11, there were ashes," Hein told The Huffington Post. "We thought, 'What is the opposite of ashes?' Something flavorful, fruity and colorful."

Hein and Seng's 2003 show lasted for three months, and was followed by a second Jell-O brick wall installation put on in 2012 in Seattle. Hein says she and Seng played "the rigidity of the mortar grid against the fluidity of the Jell-O," which isn't a good material for any artist looking for stabili...

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