TRAsh/ART is a project in which discarded domestic appliances and other objects are rescued and hacked with the purpose of turning them into alternative tools for visual expression.
Through this process, a toy dart gun, a robot vacuum cleaner and a hand mixer became dissident tools for artistic expression.
The images that resulted from this experiment were informed, first and foremost, by what the "machines" could do. Consequently, each alternative image-making method responds directly to their design.
As I explore the relationship between art, medium and material, I also reflect on planned obsolescence and the role of design in planned obsolescence, overconsumption and waste.