My interest in “objects” has expanded to include the way things are packaged, sold and carried around.  I am fascinated by the plastic packaging as  both as container and skin, that holds a memory of what was originally inside; examining the identify of what was there. These bubbly-formed plastics are sometimes as attractive as the products. Once a product has been removed, what’s left is the translucent memory of what was once there. Some forms are obvious, while some take on a totally different and strange form. I am curious to make these voids visible, making solid memories of objects no longer present.

The surfaces of these objects use flocking, a material used for protection commonly seen in jewelry gift boxes, cases and other containers. The chosen colors also refer to what is often found in traditional jewelry boxes and cases.

 

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Protection series : Razors

Plaster was poured directly into plastic packaging. Once a product has been removed, what’s left is the translucent memory of what was once there. Some forms are obvious, some take on a totally different and strange form.The selection for this body of work was based on my taste of pop culture.