Throughout my process I test the capabilities of paper and porcelain clay while exploring the idea of strength versus fragility. The final pieces ultimately convey a functional geometry of organic elements. The paper and ceramic will reference each other in the final pieces, these will boundaries blur when casting ephemeral objects in clay. I am fascinated with blending this transformative fabrication line between the two elements.
Caught up in a society obsessed with the instant and now, I find solace in the meditation of simple and repetitive acts. My process pays homage to a time in art and industry when objects were produced by hand rather than machine. The fragility of the pieces is metaphor for the precarious balance I struggle with when dealing with immersive technology. I lose myself in analog processes, as my ultimate drive is the act of producing these shapes and then rendering each composition unique.
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November 26, 2017