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David Marquez, Western Kentucky University
Styro 000: Cussi
2013

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David Marquez, Western Kentucky University
Artifact 008
2011-2012

 

Statement

Influenced from the waste of our culture, I consider myself a scavenger of sorts. Obsessive systems are used to re-contextualize remnants into formal curiosities. Though outwardly detached and silent, my objects expose our sometimes inconspicuous desire for commodity and the waste that develops from this neurosis. Context and image is minimal, stripped down to simple formal choices, allowing a variety of individual speculation yet retaining the integrity of their roots. Using bronze, steel, iron, ceramics and other mediums, the cast assemblages of societies superfluous materials solicit an intermission to ponder a unfamiliar familiarity.