The car, as an icon of our material culture, symbolizes the essence of consumerism, fetishism, and power. Through the seductive surfaces of color and texture Oksana Mas challenge the aura of veneration of these phallic products. They continue Warhol’s idiom by focusing on the package, which has become the content. Mas does not expose oily, dirty internal combustion engines, but brand new shiny machines.
Quantum Prayer car engines comprise the integral part of the working ﬂuid ﬂow circuit disguised by Murano glass. Is this beautiful ambivalent object raising the question of energy having frozen? The title Quantum relates to Physics. What has the world of hard sciences, with their theories and laws of motion to do with Prayer, the universe of believers?