n. pl. detritus
1. Loose fragments or grains that have been worn away from rock.
2.a. Disintegrated or eroded matter: the detritus of past civilizations.
b. Accumulated material; debris:
I love this term, detritus, and keep thinking of it as I go through all the accumulated junk I have. I hope to do a series of pieces with this in mind. This first one is about stuff that we throw away regularly. It contains a couple of computer boards, an old cd, bottle cap, can lid, car door handle, styrene foam and plastic packaging from something.
Monday, June 30, 2008