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Arches, The Artists Choice Since 1492
Arches, The Artists Choice Since 1492
Arches paper

“Field Guide to Materiality: Arches, The Artists choice since 1492”, is a piece of Arches paper that has a flowchart embossed without ink into the paper illustrating the extended connections between the piece of paper and the multitude of corporations involved in its production. Conveying this social and economic information solely through the material being investigated, the project was an attempt to develop a form of visual art that could inhabit its own material structure in order to illuminate the obscure relations between labor, modes of production, and commodities.