As humans, we know that our day-to-day lives have an effect on the Earth, everything from how much water we use showering to the electronics we buy. Haze is a series of objects and partitions, designed as part of we+’s “Urban Origin” research project, attempting to rethink the relationship between humans and materials. The artworks are handmade using discarded copper wire collected in Tokyo, meant to be viewed as a symbol of modern civilization. By breaking the process of resource extraction, manufacturing, and disposal, Haze hopes to highlight that there are other functions and uses for recycled materials.

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