VAC PAC FISH

Individual life cast sardines from Billingsgate fish market (LDN) cast in aluminum in Eindhoven (NL), vacuum packed at La Boqueria (BCN) and sold like hot cakes on the streets of Milan (IT). Truly a European project.

I love taking something very perishable and immortalizing it into something that will last and have value.

Vac Pac sardine
Vac Pac sardine
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Lifecasting a sardine
Lifecasting a sardine

plaster mould

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Pouring wax
Pouring wax
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Cleaning wax fish
Cleaning wax fish
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Bucket of fish
Bucket of fish
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Wax 'Tree' of fish
Wax 'Tree' of fish

building the sacrificial element of lost wax mould

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Pouring aluminium
Pouring aluminium
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Packaging
Packaging
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La Boqueria, Barcelona
La Boqueria, Barcelona

My local fishmonger in Spain, vacuum packing fish for us!

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Milan street cart
Milan street cart

Modern fishwife street vending during Salone de Milano design fair

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Wall of vacpac fish
Wall of vacpac fish

Milan

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Bucket of Fish
Bucket of Fish
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