Re-rust

2016

29cm x 21cm (445cm x 141cm) Injket Print on Photo Lustre Premium RC Paper Here lies 84 manifestations of a single metal sheet. 42 rusted, a result of a natural process. 42 unrusted, an outcome of human intervention. While man and nature co-exist in a seemingly harmonious relationship, a cyclical power struggle takes place beneath the façade all the time. Although human beings are capable of disrupting nature, organic processes like rusting and corrosion continue to return and alter what we have created. Their inevitable trails, developed over time, are largely perceived as threatening and unsightly. Yet, their omnipresence speaks of nature’s persistence and the human struggle with natural phenomenon.

Rust #1 (left), Unrust #1 (right)
Rust #13 (left), Unrust #13 (right)
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