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Inflation

Inflation

“Inflation” is an ongoing project from last semester where I explored issues of inflation, economically speaking, with the artistic practice of making inflatables. Statistics state that there is a specific threshold where when individuals pay more than a certain percentage of their income on fuel and food, they will begin to revolt. Through “Inflation” I … Continue reading

Debt and Death

Debt and Death

“Debt and Death” is a fiber sculpture piece titled after the Debt and Death silver coin, a mintage in a series called “Silver Bullet Silver Shield” coins. These coins are designed to encourage individuals to take a stand against the US currency and to align themselves with real wealth. Just like with the coins, my … Continue reading

Husbandry (Weekly Economics)

Husbandry (Weekly Economics)

“Husbandry” is a set of days of the week towels depicting themes from headline news that cycle throughout history. Each day has its own pictographic symbol and “headline” that represents the day and its placement within the “week” cycle. These towels are still in progress, and will be stained to appear aged. The antiquity of … Continue reading