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Bubble Wrap

Furthering my investigations of materials as I explore the concept of immigration I next turned to bubble wrap. I chose this material to indicate the packing up of one life to begin another in a new country.

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Cut into strips and inked green with fuchsia.
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Braided strips.
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Inked red and melted under a flame
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Inked red, melted under the over grill.
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Red ink, looks like blood. Like the blood, sweat and tears that goes with immigrating.
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The green and red strips merged together with extreme melting under an open flame.

 

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