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Marissa Tawney Thaler's avatar Marissa Tawney Thaler

In a time when opinions are so different and people are so loud, it is crucial to know where we stand in our beliefs and why. This piece is part interactive sculpture, part social experiment designed to integrate viewers into each other’s experience. To encourage vulnerability from the public, I feel it is important to participate in my own project. So, within each category, the back of the blocks are painted to create a value scale indicating my personal rank ordering, with lightest values showing which items are most important to me. My aim is to challenge viewers to think honestly about themselves, make difficult choices (albeit hypothetical) and engage in a conversation with their community about what we collectively value and, ultimately, what that says about us.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
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  • Medium: Wood/mixed media
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  • Year created: 2017
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