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…it realised what the definition was for a container.

‘an object for holding something’

– Oxford Languages

Which means, if people kept wondering what it is it holds, it means it was fulfilling its purpose.

From that moment onwards, it was happy.

The End

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5

…it felt empty.

until…

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4

… so it wanted to become art.

But once it did, people called it a pot, or a mug, or another name, but not container.

It was wondering whether it had any further purpose than trash…

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No matter what it kept safe and sound….

…people would switch on the light, because they wanted light, not to see the container.

The container knew art was always a thing people kept talking about…

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It never heard people asking that question.

The only question it ever heard was ‘what’s in it?’

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The story of the lonely container.

The story of the lonely container

A container is an object in some shape, in some form that keeps something.

Sometimes I’m wondering.

Can a container retain emptiness?

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mugs/cups

in artistic interpretations

The blue cup 1909 by Joseph Rodefer DeChamp
In ‘The Beauty and the Beast’, 1991
The Tea Museum in China

Little history

The word “mug” used to indicate a picture of prisoner or person’s head. In 18th century, drinking vessels were called “mug” because it has the same shape with people’s head.

The first mug was made out of bone, dated to about 10000 BCE.