To Become by Maria Nurminen
Change is simultaneously linear and cyclical. This constant change happens everywhere around us, but also within us. All matter – living and non-living – slowly fluctuates in an eternal process of becoming, never returning quite how it once used to be.
Paper, as a material, captures the spirit of transformation in how it was made, and when we use paper it changes again; it becomes a book, an origami, a piece of trash. By experimenting with various materials and turning them into paper-like objects I try to gain understanding of the eternal flux of matter and the cyclical processes of becoming.
Materials: Paper, zucchini, onion, plastic, leaves, pine needles, steel, copper