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A series of transformative “paintings” displaying stock images of cleaning products; made of alginate, edible ink and paper. As time passes the images disappear and the paintings undergo a metamorphosis while the edible ink slowly seeps into the alginate. The humidity and the presence of food additives cause the paintings to crackle and mould – the idea of cleanliness mutates into something full of small life, the virtual slowly turning back into the organic...

During the pandemic brought on by COVID-19, images of detergents and soap bottles will seep into our collective consciousness. What will the current situation mean for our understanding of hygiene? How can we think of health and safety in the light of invisible cases?
wood frames (30x42), alginate,
edible ink, paper