In response to decorative ornaments commonly found on bridges in Zhujiajiao, these ceramic reliefs were created in collaboration with Hadar Kleiman while at Untitled Space residency (Shanghai, China).Read more "Cloud reliefs"
Overhead, afterimage, December 2019 – January 2020Presented at Untitled Space, ShanghaiPress release Overhead, afterimage is an exhibition of new and past work exploring the distinction between the functional and the decorative, deconstructing commonplace objects associated with architecture, navigation, and the relationship between built and natural environments. The first three works are graphite drawings on paper depicting […]Read more "Overhead, afterimage"
“The Sun Is Your Enemy” is a proposal of light as sculptural matter and meditation on the technologies and social histories that have altered, contorted, captured, and redirected our understanding of vision and space.Read more "The sun is your enemy"
The digital prints on aluminum from this series use digital cloning to remix historical tools for vision, rendering them as kaleidoscopic meditations on the histories of vision, photography, and surveillance.Read more "Shibboleths for the sun"
This series of resin-coated fabric prints draws on physics textbook diagrams used to demonstrate the wave motion of light, collaging together broken images of light and combining discrete, photographed moments into a continuum much like spliced reels of film.Read more "Undulations"
Adapted photographs from the Expatriate Archive Centre show images of oil rigs and humid landscapes, interrupted by degradation and decay marks on the images’ surfaces.Read more "Everything went shimmery"
Reappropriating absurdist Russian protest signs known as monstratsiya (-monstrations), the works call to loophole behaviors used to circumnavigate legal complications where illegibility and ‘invisibility’ are rendered as effective as direct action. Here, the act of archiving monstratsiya protest signs serves to document these ephemeral gestures and give them permanent form. The collection of monstrations includes: “Get me […]Read more "Monstratsiya archive"
These photographic prints of Berenice Abbott’s images—taken for physics textbook studies of wave interference patterns of light through water—are repurposed as flags on fabric, emphasizing of their iconic compositions and central geometric forms. Abbott was part of various Parisian and New York City social circles of the time, including that of Modernist photographers and the […]Read more "To be a pale copy"
A stack of black-and-white prints, showing paintings of Saint Francis, Saint Clare, and other recipients of the stigmata, sit on a pedestal at one end of the room. The punched holes are on a pedestal across the room from them.Read more "Half a ream of stigmata"