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What’s special about you? What are the things that make you unique? The Rubin’s exhibition Measure Your Existence can inspire you to reflect on how you define yourself. Measure your own existence through this art-making activity by creating a silhouette of your body and filling it with words, images, photos, or abstract elements about you!

Materials List:
Find step-by-step instructions here!

  • Any kind, color, or size of paper
  • Newspaper or magazine clippings, photos, scrap paper, recycled boxes or wrappers, and anything else you can imagine to collage with!
  • Glue or tape
  • Scissors
  • Markers, crayons, pencils, or any other drawing utensils

Find step-by-step instructions here!

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