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MIgrant Workers_ fiberglass sculptures

China's urban landscapes are full of huge slick sculptures, created in homage to the many famous rulers, intellects and imagined proletariat workers. These sculptures were created to commentorate the migrant worker. The migrant worker that fuels the economic movement that has become the culture of china today.
PROCESS: I documented the migrant workers in the city blocks around my apartment, Beijing. Referencing the photographs, I drew a line drawing, then employed 6 different Chinese Artists to create a clay bust of the line drawing. The 6 sculptures were then cast in fiberglass and bout back to the states for sale. Names, places of birth and age of all involved were documented.

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