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much alike statues



Much alike statues‭, ‬antique furniture is symbolic of the fixed ideas of a particular community‭, ‬in a particular moment in time‭. ‬Yet‭, ‬as the present moves further from the past‭, ‬so do our ideas‭, ‬values and ethics‭. ‬Artefacts that have long been markers of wealth‭, ‬status‭, ‬self-identity or taste‭, ‬later reveal the imperial tendencies of a countries past‭. ‬Through mimicking traditional cabinetry techniques‭, ‬the piece seeks a progressive material culture over one commonly admired with a lens tinted in the past.



2021


steel, ceramic, glaze, 3d printed PLA, resin, plaster, walnut, mahogany, beech, pine, ply, laser-cut abalone veneer, pigment, gold leaf, plastic gems, nail polish