“Self-Made” is the remnants of Generation Z’s search for permanence in an attention deficit disorder society. A.K.A. the ‘Selfie’ Gen, Z’s have mastered the catered image of self. They design the face they will present to the world and build a platform on which to receive praise and deflect criticis


m. As they make viral their every move, their physical trace grows ironically in sync. What will commemorate this era of indifferent indulgence; an ode to the modern consumer and his/her many short-lived personalities?
“Self-Made” is an archetype of a Souvenir, it turns rather insignificant human experiences into tangible objects. Unlike the fragile digital façade, this version is #nofilter. The pieces reference cheap modern mass production, but are constructed with the luxury of yesterday. Aluminum car rims, bronze chandeliers and old silver jewelry melted in an onsite foundry, are accented with found objects- making the works almost entirely manufactured from 21st century human waste.

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Brooch, Conceptual jewellery, Ethical Fashion Initiative


forging, lost wax casting, Wax modeling


bronze, silver

Projet suivant par Corrina Goutos