2016. Fabric and steel. Installation views with works by Hillary Weidemann and Rose Sexton, Slow Zoom, Fernwey Gallery, Chicago (exhibition essay “What can and doesn’t have to be” by Amanda L.S. DeGidio).
Overdot was a line of open-ended adaptable jewelry designed and manufactured in New York from 2009-2013. The pieces, though made of simple materials like brass and leather, permuted into multiple forms with simple actions like telescoping apart and pulling open, and retailed at concept shops including Totokaelo and Project No. 8.
Unglazed porcelain modular brick system (installed in the city of Chicago mayor’s office in 2016).
Steel, rubber, bamboo, wood, 2015
A series of sculptural gestures exploring ascendance, movement, and absurdist tools. Installation view, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Etched mirror and steel, 2015
A dialogue between two people, diagrammed. Reflection and projection conflate the two perspectives, things become difficult to separate.
...to be seduced, captivated, alienated by the phantom, so that the seer and the visible reciprocate one another and we know longer know which sees and which is seen. [Maurice Merleau-Ponty, The Intertwining - The Chiasm]
2016. Varied edition of 12 unique moiré screenprints produced in collaboration with Fernwey Editions.
Wooden form studies made of collected offcuts. An exercise in generative form finding from the otherwise discarded.
Latex and steel, 2014
Iron and sugar, 2015
Synchronicity of oppositional materialities that share a strong poetic resonance. Found hand forged nails and candies found in Varanasi, India.
Installation of one hundred unglazed porcelain egg cups around protected nest of turtle’s eggs
Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, Michigan
Steel and bamboo, 2015
Collaboration with weaver Gulab Chand, Varanasi, India
Lunar is a fabric screen that cinematically reveals itself in movement. The ceiling-mounted panels can be installed to divide space or provide subtle modulation of light.
Exhibited as part of SAIC Whatnot collection at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan during Salone del Mobile 2015. Images courtesy Jonathan Allen.
Freestanding mirror with independently pivoting planes and marble base.
Developed and sampled as part of collaboration with CB2, 2014.
Folding leather box with cast bronze buckle.
The Bias Light is a geometric wooden LED light that can inhabit space in multiple ways. It invites the user to invent new possible lives for it: leaning against a wall, sitting on the floor, spanning a corner.
Paradox is a set of three steel nesting tables that can be pulled apart to form a graphic configuration.
Terracotta vessels, 2014
Wooden baby rattle