Between the Kitchen and the Lab

Bakelite, Blood, Horn, Hair

All once categorised as types of plastics, these objects interrogate how we name and value materials void of their ‘true-cost’ or origin.

An event was performed where participants were asked to order the objects according to a range of criteria; including age, utility, cost, and aesthetics. It is only upon interaction and discussion that the true identity of each object is revealed.

© Iman Datoo