The Salvage Lab
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Kim Markel

Kim Markel
– Vessels.

 
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Material
Reclaimed plastics

"The material used in the pieces solely comes from the scrap material of a year's worth of production work. Every extra scrap was saved (like an extra inch from a chair leg), was cut down, and rebonded into slabs. The slabs were then used to construct vessels that act as an archive of the past year's work." 

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"I joined the Salvage Lab for the very simple reason- we share the same values. I'm always going to create things - that's who I am- but I have to do it responsibly, and for me, that means not buying new, keeping my studio practice a closed circuit, and using as many repurposed or second use materials as I can."