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Sweat Shirt


artist | Aram Han

2013

Mixed media

61 × 69 cm / 24.0 × 27.2 in

White and black rice stitched into a white collared shirt with cotton thread.

The politics of invisible labour is a key element in Aram's works. This work revolves around the use of sweat in order to talk about physical ... Read more
White and black rice stitched into a white collared shirt with cotton thread.

The politics of invisible labour is a key element in Aram's works. This work revolves around the use of sweat in order to talk about physical labour. Wanting to create an artifact of her own labour, she stitched in black rice into a white collar and steamed the collar with her sweat. The "Sweaty Collar" then became dirty with both the grayish purple and blue water from the rice and her sweat. Read less

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