Updated: May 16, 2019
American junk food is not just part of our diet, it epitomizes our cultural ideals and social norms. There lies a guilty pleasure in enjoying a McDonald's hamburger, a big slice of pizza, or a glazed donut; the American appetite is set on a path of consumption, devouring everything until we are left with nothing but inconsequential garbage.
Natalie: I strive to provoke reflection on a mass-consumption, mass-production culture, where the negative aspects of overindulgence are deliberately forgotten or ignored. My work questions a culture that equates fulfillment, pleasure, and happiness with a cheap, fast, and out of control lifestyle