This body of work explores a decayed utopian wasteland. What an abandoned world might look like and what I leave behind – remnants and artifacts of a miscarried future. My thesis is primarily concerned with addressing issues of waste. I am asking the question – can printmaking and weaving be used as a tool to unmake waste? Every year 20 million tons of post consumer textile waste are put into landfills. After years of working as a textile artist and seeing this waste creation first hand, my work strives to unmake waste and give value back to these materials. The work in this series is made using waste, transforming discarded material into new forms.
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