Piece of the Pie is a series of
My interest in global patterns led to the creation of
(2000-01), an installation in metal, glass, wood and seed that illustrates
the mass extinction of species and the evolution of our natural
environments. As a follow up to this work, A Piece of the Pie will
further my study through the creation of a series that identifies the
wasteful use of resources, labour and capital and the consequential strains
on the standard of living and the environment.
This series will plainly display an increase in our consumption. While this is not ground breaking news, and the statistics will be subject to differing interpretations, I hope to engage the viewer in an examination of the patterns and effects our consumption has on the environment; and the inequality of its distribution.
A Piece of the
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