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Cracked Glass
Bent Straw
Melted Wax
Spent Tape
Chewed Gum
Torn Screen
Cracked Glass No. 2


In this series of paper cuts and photographs I look at useful objects that have become useless. Like a pencil being worn down to the nub, I examine objects that share the commonality of having been rendered useless as the aftermath of performing their intended function.


Approached as a papercut, I use an xacto blade to document the lines of stress found lingering in used objects.


In the photographs I look at the beauty of transformation evident on the other side of an inanimate objects life cycle.


Overall, I question the concept of Usefulness; what it means outside the paradigm of "hard-work" as a value and how we view entities that can no longer contribute to that standard.

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