Introduction: Bread Bag Tab Globes
I am Lisa Brunetta, a visual artist specializing in off-the-wall sculptures with an eco-conscience.
I made an installation for an all-night art festival out of aluminum wire, a string of old Christmas lights, fuse wire donated from a guy who tests explosives for the Canadian federal government, glow-in-the-dark paint and reflective paint.
The installation was called "Light, Squared" and included 41 globes and 5011 bread bag tabs.
I made the underframes of the globes from the aluminum wire. Then I strung the bread bag tabs by twisting the fuse wire between them, making long strands I then coiled and sewed (with recuperated copper electrical wire) onto the aluminum frames.
Some globes had lights inside them; others were painted with glow-in-the-dark paint and others with the reflective paint.
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