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The Uncommon Life of Common Objects

The Uncommon Life of Common Objects

by Akiko Busch

Editorial: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
ISBN: 9781933045061
Número de páginas: 160
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 4 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-08
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What makes us love our things? Why do we attach certain sentiments to certain items? How is it that sometimes objects can tell stories more eloquently than people? These are questions explored and answered in The Uncommon Life of Common Objects. Author Akiko Busch devotes a chapter to each of 12 common objects, and discusses her and others' experiences that give everyday things their significance. Through her examination of: a video camera, a cellular phone, a vegetable peeler, a snowboard, a baby carriage, a chair, a refrigerator, a mailbox, a medicine cabinet, a cereal box, a backpack, and a desk, Busch illuminates the social and personal issues that shape our lives and the ownership of our things. Lovingly illustrated, ...