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The word dien is an extinct word that was a homograph between the words dye and die, in the process-based project Dien urban places are examined with traditional plant dyeing techniques. By applying and twisting the staining techniques, we get to meet a different shade of our surroundings. Maybe we can say that we all die / color ourselves with the food we eat, the trees we plant, the areas we build, the cigarettes we smoke, the chemicals we add to the water, the trips we make and the air we all have to breathe. What is the difference between living and dyeing? Awareness.

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