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phillips slow growth Landscape Collages Made From Upcycled Security Envelopes

envelopes collage 3 Landscape Collages Made From Upcycled Security Envelopes

Security envelopes feature all kinds of different patterns that are designed to keep their contents confidential, but artist Sarah Nicole Philips utilizes those patterns by collaging stunning landscapes from discarded security envelopes.

These are dystopian landscapes offered at a time of increasing mistrust toward corporations and financial institutions, alongside mounting pressures of unpaid bills, overdue contracts and increasing fees. Security Landscapes tears opens process and order to reveal the underlying wilderness.

Her work is currently on display in a solo exhibition called “You’ve Been Selected” at McKinley Arts and Culture Center in Reno NV. You can also send her your unwanted security envelopes at: Sarah Phillips, 75 3rd Street #3, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes.

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