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M I L K is a diptych installation using approximately 400 repurposed milk jugs collected from a coffee shop in Denver, CO. Thousands of cut plastic tabs, result in a texture and luminance representing the original containers' purpose and the cafe's daily productivity over 3 months. Each square foot of these 4' x 8' panels represents an average day's worth of milk consumption at the cafe. On a grand scale, M I L K glorifies milk as it is one of America's favorite beverages - aesthetically beautiful and luminous; symbolizing life-giving sustenance; and paralleling our addiction to coffee, backing the constant work ethic of our society. The material for this installation was generated by the people in the space it originally inhabited. M I L K could be recreated indefinitely in any coffee house in the United States as the byproduct of a cultural norm made into a residual, visual representation.