Objects in Place explores seemingly mundane objects of daily life gathered from my personal archived photographs. Taking the primary object from the picture and abstracting it into flatness and non-materiality, I delete all other forms and leave only the shape which may at best trigger a memory of a familiar silhouette.
The activity in the background also becomes abstracted into vibrant explosions of pattern which possess their own kaleidoscopic depth.
The juxtaposition of objects portrayed as emptiness with surroundings portrayed as surfaces begins a playful visual oscillation as well as a rewriting of the relationship between the two.
Translating this exploration sculpturally, these objects as negative spaces have been crafted as three-dimensional non-objects devoid of specificity afloat in their patterns as space.
What began as a simple experiment in simplification, like my Ropes series, developed into a highly involved, process-based and complex exploration. This series is ongoing...