Frida Jeppsson

Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made From Iron and Sugar

by , 04/19/11

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Won Joon Lee experimented with the use of sugar as a light source. His modular Stardust light is illuminated by a set of sugar LEDs that exist in a state between taste and sight.

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Nathan D. Paoletta interpreted the exhibition’s theme more concretely and made objects out of coins and various consumer goods that are worth the exact value of 20 US Dollars. With More Than It’s Worth he questions the value of things in a digitally connected, abstract world.

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  1. nkarpinski April 20, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    I’ve never been to Paris but I have often thoughts about painting my house the shade of gray seen on California Oak Tree Bark!

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