Tuesday, November 17, 2009
My piece is a hand sewn pillow made entirely out of cigarette butts, thread, and a few buttons. The reasoning behind the piece is the symbols that cigarettes represent to me. To me cigarettes represent my day to day cycles: the people, the places, the situations. These habitual cycles of events provide false comfort, as cigarettes do. Knowing the predictability of every day events may seem comforting, but in actuality it provides false comfort.