Images by Nicholas Knight Studio
This irregular tower of handmade aluminum ingots, melted from the ubiquitous lightweight can, casts into doubt the preciousness of the materials of monumentality. Centering aluminum’s role as currency and its malleability, the artist defamiliarizes the ordinary in a monument to exchange and transformation.
Thank You: Acknowledgements to Michael Connor, Erwin Karl, and Shu Lea Cheang of CycleX in the development of this work.
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