America: Together, Apart > Works

a medium sized work addressing symbols and signs and the value placed upon them.
Ashes of an American flag
Archival Print, Frame
h: 20 x w: 16 inches

What makes an American flag, can it be deconstructed and reassembled? Are it's properties inherent or can they be destroyed. Referencing the writings of Roland Barth on visual semiotics; what happens when you dismantle a symbol as powerful as the American flag?