cigarette lighter/Taiwan, 2014
120 x 80 cm
The photographic series CIGARETTE LIGHTERS shows cigarette lighters found in the boluses of dead Laysan Albatrosses phoebastria immutabilis on Kure and Midway Atoll/Hawaii. The promotion printed on the lighters is still recognizable. The lighters have been photographed by a professional product photographer.
The promotion on the red cigarette lighter was translated and could be assigned to a shop in Pingdong City/Taiwan. The lighter was send back to the shop.
Realized with the help of Kure Atoll Conservancy