MADALLION

Copper, Spandex, Paper, Resin, Concrete, Brass, Elastic, Found Objects, Shell, Wood, Python Skin, Dried Aubergines, Glass Beads, Auto Lack

 

November 2015

In city life we live and love amongst strangers- and evidence of strangers.  Be it two pizza boxes devoured and abandoned by the rivers edge or a grocery list blowing in the wind; each city tells stories of moments passed, long after they occur.  Objects we interact with capture snippets of our demeanor, collectively forming a harmonious urban hum.  Forgotten objects degrade and slowly adopt traits from the earth- while foliage is groomed into concrete quarters and trimmed away from traffic’s path.  A modified man-nature synthesis is the standard; “natural” is redefined and broadened everyday. In such a cross-cultural, technology overdosed, throwaway world, what represents home, nostalgia, identity?  I believe, in a cry for something real, tangible, we now more then ever tie cherished memories, people and places to objects.  We seek to build a

Photographed by Henry Trumble.  Models: Luba Lubinskia, Hans Fröhlich