i like to make nice things. and i like to teach other people how to make things too.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
making art about material culture: obsessive consumption
i recently purchased (hey, irony) a print from kate bingamin-burt, who maintains the blog "obsessive consumption," where she draws the things she buys on a daily basis. kate is another artist whose work directly addresses issues of our material-based culture:
while visual culture is a teaching tool that can be used to engage with countless big ideas, it can also be the very content being explored.