"Press-Board" by Hunter Madsen

"Press-Board"

  


Yes, of course the bloody tint has been added, to recall and amplify that impersonally violent moment when fibre shreds - all that remained intact from scores of once-living trees - were smashed together and glued into this alien flatness, which I came across in the unfinished plywood flooring of a funky furniture store in Southern California, spreading out from beneath my shoes like an unnoticed, ancient battleground.

  

  

 
TITLE - "Press-Board"
WHERE - Flooring at used furniture shop, San Diego, California (2016)