14 Dec '11, 9pm

Entire Walls Tiled With Old Keyboard Keys

Entire Walls Tiled With Old Keyboard Keys

What to do with old keys from keyboards? Some artists make jewelry, some make accessories , even toys ...and some make entire walls tiled with them. Artist Sarah Frost makes a big statement with tiny keys. © Sarah Frost Frost states, "My work examines our culture through the collection of its remains, such as discarded consumer objects. Rather than making representations to create an art object, I accumulate cast-off objects that already exist. I choose them for their history, evidence of use and what they imply about their users. I then re-present these items in a different form and context for a particular site. I find the traces of the personal left on these objects – evidence of habits, experience, emotion and personal taste – poignant in the absence of their owners and any further use." © Sarah Frost Creating art out of the discarded bits and pieces of daily life is a...

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