60 Digital Inkjet Prints (hands, two minutes, paper) Frame (each): 9 x 11 inches, Overall Installation 74 x 146 inches
“To fold, to lay one part over another, to reduce the length by doubling over, to enwrap, to bend, to concede defeat, to become doubled, to collapse, to embrace” (Merriam-Webster).
Digital Inkjet Print (hands, linen, two minutes) 32 x 48 inches
Fabric is closest to us. It is our second covering, the intermediary between our bodies and the world. To roll something in fabric is an act of preservation. We roll costly objects in fabric to keep them safe from decay.
Deep in My Chest Pocket, 2014
Digital Inkjet Print (hands, two minutes) 48 x 32 inches
The act of rowing is a forward and backward motion. It is a reaction force –an act of pushing against to propel forward.
Digital Inkjet Print (hands, twine, two minutes) 32 x 48 inches
A knot is a marker. Tying one is an act to remember the passing of time, to remember to do another activity, or to trigger a memory.
Pigment on Dura-lar, 45 films (each): 4.5 x 6 inches, Overall Installation: 267 x 6 inches, Sound Source: 3 Minutes Pulse
This project is an exploration into sound as a repetitive mark. I recorded three minutes of my pulse and played four beats through black pigment on 45 pieces of clear dura-lar. While a healthy pulse rate should be identical, these marks are all quite unique. As viewer makes his or her own stride across the gallery, a sense of time passing and blood pumping through chambers and veins is recreated.
Physical Particularity is a Gift, 2014
Digital Inkjet Print (hands, bread, two minutes) 32 x 48 inches
Bread is sustenance. It has to breakdown and be ingested to become something else. The whole becomes pieces again and again. The act of rending is also an act of memory.
That Sacredness Under My Hand, 2014
Digital Inkjet Print (hands, linen, needle, thread, two minutes) 48 x 32 inches
To make a stitch is a hand in motion–one uniting act of bodies. A suture binds a thing sundered to bring it back to health by making it whole.
Protracta Lingua, 2013
Protracta Lingua I, 2013 Gum Bichromate Print 41 x 26 inches Sound Source: Tongue Surface
Protracta Lingua II, 2013 Gum Bichromate Print 40 x 26 inches Sound Source: Tongue Surface
Protracta Lingua III, 2013 Gum Bichromate Print 39 x 25 inches Sound Source: Tongue Surface
The tongue is the seat of taste, food mastication, and phonetic articulation. The tongue is intimate. Protracta Lingua is an exploration of sound as a visible translation of expression and interior experience. In this project I used a contact mic to record the surface of my tongue. I played these sounds through a sound apparatus to generate negatives out of pigment and dura-lar and exposed these films to make gum bichromate prints of the organ's sound.