recycled construction 

2013-2014 | aluminum can weave + plastic bag weave

Through the reimagination of these forgotten items, this exploration of material was made to comment on the use of our natural resources. Through transformation they present these items in an unconventional way; putting them on display and asking the viewer to reflect.

36”x30” | aluminum cans, wood board, nails

Deconstructed aluminum cans, cut into thin strips and woven together to form this two-dimensional wall hanging. Recycled aluminum cans were chosen for their complex and intricate shapes, when cut and unraveled. The strips were interlaced with placement in mind to create unity and distort reality.

mini weave

8”x8” | aluminum cans, metal pins, wood board

plastic bags, 6-pack soda rings, string, cardboard, wood board

Weaving elongated plastic bags through a series of 6-pack soda rings formed this piece. The foundation of this structure is composed of 6-pack soda rings with long knotted plastic bags woven between; intertwining these similar but different forms of plastic.

photo book

2014 | aluminum can, ink jet photo prints, tape, matte board

 © emily stubb, 2020

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