virginia gail smith

These two pieces both project the same shape of orb but one has been deflated. The shape reflects what we know as the earth, an understanding conceived through special moments when we see it in pictures from Apollo 11, satellites, or the space station. The shape is simple but it connects us spiritually with the earth. This similarity creates a kind of harmony with each other and a narrative. The narrative unveils thoughts of biological and technical nutrients and how in relation to the earth orb manifests their pitfalls and advantages.

One is made from packaging cardboard glued with oatmeal, the other from food sourced unrecyclable plastic

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