sebastian errazuriz: drowning in debt salt and pepper shakers sebastian errazuriz: drowning in debt salt and pepper shakers
jul 17, 2012

sebastian errazuriz: drowning in debt salt and pepper shakers

‘drowning in debt’ salt and pepper shakers by sebastian errazuriz
 

sebastian errazuriz is a chilean born, new york-based artist who has designed ‘drowning in debt’, a set of salt and pepper shakers 

that are based off the realities of being unemployed or financially insecure.
the figurines metaphorically represent two working class 
men that have found themselves buried under an inescapable amount of debt. the kitchenware collection reflects on the struggles
our society deals with on a daily basis. as soon as the condiments are used up, the plastic men slowly reappear, only to find
that they will be completely covered up again as soon as the containers become empty. 
 
the salt and pepper shakers will be sold through new york-based store kikkerland.
 
 
left: empty salt shaker
right: salt shaker filled with salt, exposing figurine
 
 
detail of pepper shaker
 
 
white figurines
 
 
black figurines
 
 
 
 
 
scale and proportion
 
 
ideation sketches
  • Love his work!

    Josephine says:
  • very well done…hits you in the gut…….i want to send one to Romney

    FJR says:

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