I have a pressing
desire to create something out of "nothing". By nothing I mean the
intangible, the elusive and the ephemeral characteristics of language and the
every-day. The work dismembers the puzzling bonds that transpire when people
connect or when the unexpected happens. These bonds are distilled into poetic
My process involves seemingly
mismatched pairings of material and genre as a way to address comfort zones and
conceptually translate the fragility of absolutes. When I makebr>My process involves using seemingly mismatched pairings of material and genre
as a way to address comfort zones and conceptually translate the fragility of absolutes.
Writing, sewing, construction, action and material relationships are foundations for my work.
I often juxtapose masculine and feminine notions which may create further tension or
behave in complimentary ways.
The object, project or installation
is the “first impression”. From there, others are invited to get to know the
work better over time – not much different than a relationship, really. Generosity of
interpretation is laid bare for any viewer when I leave the work and then new
conversations can begin.