Made a paper birthday present for my mom using the laser cutter, colored paper and thread. I wanted to make something for her that could feel collaborative.
This piece explores how everyday objects are unhappy about the way they are used and the lengths they go to escape their designed destiny. By giving every day objects autonomy, we want to question and re-invent their purpose, context and expression in the world. The video was shown next to a box of concrete replica ear plugs that we made and sealed back into the plastic packaging.
produced, filmed & edited by David Bordow & Wei Li
music: “Doorstep” by Tune-Yards