An exploration of the camaraderie of accumulated memory and sentiment through materiality and its evidence through the medium of paper making.
This was a project from a material studio class from which the goal was to incorporate handmade paper in the final product. When I was 20, I had a habit of collecting receipts anytime I would be out with people. This started with a then romantic relationship I was in and it divulged into any outside social endeavour I would be in for the next 3 years which led me having a shoe box full of receipts.
Some receipts still hold very clear image of the day when I got them, and some were as heavily faded. I wanted to utilize the transactional nature and the expandability of their form to capture the fleeting and fragility of memory and relationship.
Two-thirds of the collection of receipts were mix with the paper pulp base and the rest were purposely integrated with the paper making process to show their original receipt form.