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matchsticks forest poster series (a) & (b)

 

Philosophy

Simplicity is the highest level of complexity; complexity is the highest level of simplicity.

 

Inspiration

Suspension bridges, high-rise buildings, huge resorts. Undergoing development rapidly in Jordan; nevertheless, we still deforesting the green, consuming matchsticks and abuse it! What a Parallel Equation! The revelation comes across in any sort. It comes as a heartache consideration for the unstopping desertification in my homeland, as a stroke admiration for a Jackson Pollock's painting, or as a haphazard combination between a hairbrush and useless matchsticks.

 

Concept

One tree makes a million matchsticks; one matchstick burns a million trees.

 

Substances

Worthless leftover matchstick was the main afflatus in this work. Every single entity of a matchstick stands out as a unique character, a piece of art. It resembles the shape of a living being (Tree). 

 

Process

A composition out of matchsticks was a complicated project. Working with such fragile and sensitive elements was a huge challenge — thousands of matchsticks used to accomplish these visuals. A small blow, an unintended move could destroy days of working.

 

 

Size

W: 70 cm x H: 100 cm.

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