Damian Moppett is a Vancouver-based artist who made this series of photographs from an array of objects he found before him.   The constructions he built from the various items were the artist’s remedy to simple boredom.  There is no clear indication of where he was at the time, but the make-up bottles and brushes, film canisters and lighters offer some clues.  The constructions or sculptures that Moppett created are the focal point and subject of the photographs in this series.  The setting and circumstances are secondary to the new forms he built from the found material.  Look around your bedroom or home for a cluttered or messy space. Can you re-arrange these everyday objects in unique and interesting ways? New meaning and new interpretations will arise, depending on the objects you choose, how you re-situate and how you photograph them.

Untitled (Impure Systems), 1999, C-print, 48″ x 40″

Untitled (Impure Systems), 1999, C-print, 48″ x 40″

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