Sarah Sommer
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The Shock Doctrine Paper shredders have connotations with the shredding of confidential or personal documents. In removing the paper from the shredder before it was destroyed I wanted to portray the uncovering of the ‘ truth ’ by not allowing its destruction; a methaphor for Naomi Klein’s book, in which she unfolds how America’s “free market” policies have come to dominate the world through the exploitation of disaster-shocked people and countries. In putting the shredded pieces back together I am again alluding to Naomi Klein’s message in conveying the truth. The separate pieces of shredded paper also portray the different pieces of the puzzle Naomi Klein has put together.

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