The issue is universality, representation as power, and the effects of colonization, namely the irreparable shift that comes with mimicry and hybridity.
There is an inextricable tension in the critical process when you open up ideas for analysis and evaluation.
Semester 2 Reading List
A week after “Rhyme and Reason” ended, I collaborated with Alec Hoogland to put on a joint show of our work at Old Master.
Images from a recent show at Old Master of Marion titled Rhyme & Reason. The show was a collaboration with several other local artists.
At the end of our most recent residency, my world was awash with ideas – veritable seas of thoughts, methods, practices, and approaches.
November update: I’ve started working with paint and gold leaf to add some depth to the images and get away from ‘straight’ photos. The imagery is still appropriated through public license, but being altered much more.
Part of the difficulty of being such small creatures in such a wide world is that we are never able to see our entire environment at once…
Supplemental images for October. Working with anaglyphic maps and charts to create a sort of ‘hyper-space’ for the viewer.
I have been working in a serial fashion, exploring the surface of the earth through available public imagery.