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Put a Fork In It: Artist Creates Metal Bodice Out of Recycled Forks for Her 40th Birthday
Posted By Inhabitat On August 12, 2011 @ 4:40 pm In Art,Design,Innovation,Reader Submitted Content,Recycled Materials | No Comments
Artist Laura Ann Jacobs  wanted to do something symbolic when she turned forty (typically a cringe-worthy number for many women), so she invited her San Francisco area friends to a “Put a fork in it, I’m NOT Done” birthday fete. She asked everyone to bring over a mismatched fork – you know, the one that doesn’t seem to go with anything in the utensils drawer? – and participate in a cutting and melting down ceremony of the utensils to create a new sculpture and prove the point that life can be re-invented. The resulting bodice-shaped sculpture is made completely of recycled materials, and word on the street is that Lady Gaga is a fan!
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