Gallery: PHOTOS: Students Showcase Interactive Art Made with Salvaged M...

Artist Owen Roberts translated a page of the written biography of Levi Strauss into a pair of salvaged denim pants, using original iconographic imagery. Resembling something like Egyptian hieroglyphics, the very small symbols to be inscribed onto the swatches of denim were allowed by laser cutting technology. Applying new technologies to the discarded materials found in the bins of Tisch working labs is part of Roberts’ artistic process.

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