James Oram

Wallpaper (2012)

9 min 14 secSingle channel / 2 channel installation / Digital Video / Colour / Sound

"Wallpaper uses imagery from a product design/lifestyle magazine in a video which breaks a cyclical process of consumption into component parts. Seeing, wanting, getting, using, and discarding. In this case, the pages are taken and then the chewed/consumed result is used to fill an empty corner, eventually creating a new structure."

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