Wearing Through News (ongoing)

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Gautam Kansara’s “Wearing Through News” series is a collection of cyanotype image transfers onto shirts made up of ‘important’ headlines from the front pages of The New York Times (as signified by the editorial decision to use bold-faced capital letters.) As Kansara’s daily uniform, the lifespan of the shirts is intentionally shortened by bleaching and toning, weakening the fibers so that the imagery deteriorates through wearing and washing, a reference to the temporary nature of stories as they rise and fall within the confines of the news cycle.

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