Outfits made using Found Objects: Used Tea Bags; Industrial Gloves

*All the materials used to make the outfits were waste materials which have been given a second-life.
This artwork is an exploration of the profession on 'picking.' I learned that tea-pickers and rag-pickers are paid poorly for their labor-intensive work while tea industries and garbage industries earn in millions. I made outfits out of the 'commercial' and 'industrial' aspects of the profession, which essentially separates the consumer (in this case me) from the producer (the pickers). These commercial aspects: the tea bags and gloves are symbolic of the middlemen who receive the money that ideally should be going to the pillars of these industries: the laborers.
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