Tin Miniatures

These miniatures explore the aesthetics of advertisements used to promote the everyday consumer object. This series of tin collages are created with repurposed retro advertisements and packaging of home goods; inspired by the color, type and graphics of bygone American consumerism culture. Marketed vices range from Jamaican rum to drip coffee to chewing tobacco and corn syrup with imitation maple flavor. Cut, rotated and nailed together these labels are reconfigured with trademarks of household necessities like Band-Aids and glue.