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Small Excavations

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Represented by The Nevica Project tel 1.406.360.0164 3717 N. Ravenswood Unit 115W | Chicago, Il 60613 http://www.thenevicaproject.com/darrell-roberts-page
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I am interested in the package and design of products that are discarded. It fascinates me in how corporations spend billions to create a package that is familiar for us to purchase based on its shape and also how hundreds of packages have amazing pattern and designs we do not even notice and toss them away. For over a year, I saved the plastic containers my food and everyday products I purchased came in. In order to preserve the pattern and design in each one, I cast them in plaster to memorialize them. After sitting with the pieces for about a year, I decided to demolish them, leaving them in a pile of rubble. From there I reconstructed the different shapes and forms from multiple objects to create a new body of work. In my series Small Excavations, I created the forms in white plaster to signify the monumental ruins of today’s society. Single color patches reference the abundance beauty and wealth associated with color from antiquity and the material wealth that becomes our waste in our modern society.

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