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Artist-in-Residence: Yuka Otani

You might not look at glass and candy and think they have similar properties, but Yuka Otani does. “Those two materials share many characteristics,” she says. “But what if they are made into a unified object?” During her artist residency at The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Otani created a series of stemware with the stem and foot of each goblet made of cast clear glass, and the cup made of cast Isomalt, a sugar substitute produced from beet sugar.

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