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The Burden I

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The Burden is based on the struggle of Syrian refugees who have been forced to abandon their homes and flee the conflict, continuing their lives in memories in sprawling refugee camps.  
The empty shells represents the memories of destroyed lives by moulding knitted vegetable tanned leather cord around artist’s cherished objects. Vegetable tanned leather used as material as it was once a skin and took the form of a body now it embraces the sentimental objects to form memories.

Disciplines

Jewellery

Materials

Leather
Photographer: George Madden & James John Petith

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