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Screwed - 2011

  

  

Found Sculpture

  

Screwed consists of two Zinc & Yellow-Passivated wood screws both misshapen in form one has a thread less shank and the other a filled in drive. Both screws are functionless and as such become absurd objects or ready made glitches. The term screwed refers to the colloquial saying you are or being 'screwed' referring to a position that is a result of a problem or bad situation that seems impossible to solve or get out of. A functionless screw or 'screwed' screw is an object embodying this impossible situation an absurd feedback loop, an object usually imbued with fixing and holding things together cannot.

    

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