I made three version of shredded paper furniture set between 2001-2005. The final installation is entitled Table and Chairs [Of Knowledge], created out of my shredded university notes, a degree in psychology.  I had been saving my notes for years thinking I might refer to them at some point, but never did. Instead of just throwing them away, I wanted to make use of all the work that went into them in the first place. It's like making new life of this knowledge and information that I once knew, but now is lost to me.  The sculpture looks friendly and familiar, almost animated and especially enticing to sit on. It is, however, completely non-functional. It was important to me to for it be 'useless', as useless as an arts degree in psychology is to a visual artist. But then perhaps since I have been able to make this work, it is in the end, useful. I took pictures of the sculpture on the Carleton University campus (2005) because this is where the original notes were made.   
 preliminary sketch
 Chair I
 Table and Chairs [Of Knowledge] on the Carleton University Campus, 2005
 Table and Chairs [Of Knowledge] on the Carleton University Campus, 2005
 Exhibited at the Enriched Bread Artists Studio Open House, 2005
 Table and Chairs [Of Knowledge] on the Carleton University Campus, 2005
 an early prototype out of shredded paper, 2001
 My interview on rogers Daytime for the Enriched Bread Artists Studio Open House, 2005
 Shred it!
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