The Gowanas Space Studio sponsored the first annual Jello mold competition.
"Jasper Johns Jell-O Surprise" paid homage to Jasper John's infamous 1958 light bulb piece, it was flavored with sweet jalapeno Jell-O because "light bulbs get hot". I won a runner-up prize.
The competition and my jello light bulb are part of the amazing pictorial essay by maira kalman in the NY Times opinion blog.
Please go read the entire story here...
NY Times Kalman blog
: light bulb 1 (1958) - Jasper Johns
: Jasper Johns Jello Surprise (2009)