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Working with the Floating World theme we decided that the mobile should have oversized fish hooks on it and we could hang fish, old boots and car tires into the mobile as our art pieces. We wanted to capture the perspective of a fish interacting with the human world.
We crafted fish hooks from bent rebar and welded a ring to the top of the hook to create an industrial facsimilie of a fish hook. We then used aircraft wire and crimpers to simulate the fishing line. Add some tool-dip to rebar tip and some silver spray-paint and you get:
Hooks dangling from the sky -- that's starting to capture the ominous perspective of a fish interacting with the human world!
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