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Lost Lyrics

Stream-of-consciousness phrases locked into steel panels. The digitally created letterforms were assembled on the computer and emailed to a plasma cutter for fabrication. The 1/4-inch thick steel panels were then left exposed to the weather for approximately 3 months to rust. Each weighs 48 pounds and are intended for surface mounting (16-inches, on center), or to be leaned against a wall.

Numerous daily emails quickly composed may have contributed to a lack of more studied words and phrases. A simple keystroke offers a single letter. And, just as quickly, these assembled letters and phrases are trashed. Here, each letter of each nonsense phrase is consciously created, assembled, and become forever part of a substantial medium.