Bricks

2016

Broken Tiles/Bricks/Rocks from

Various Countries, Wax,

Oil Paint on cement slabs

4 ft x 4 ft

This project examines perceptions about the logic behind human beings need to fix things - be it oneself or obstructions within our environment. This is a collection of 50 broken tiles and bricks from various countries throughout the world, put back together in their assumed original shapes with oil colored wax.

Vase In Park

2015

Florence, Italy

Dirt, Honey, Foam, Tape

5 ft x .2.5 ft

This project examines perceptions about the logic behind human beings need to fix things - be it oneself or obstructions within our environment. This vandalized vase was found in a park on the Arno river, then was attempted to be repaired by masking the graffiti and taping reconstructions of the volutes onto the bottom columns.

Broken Fence

Installation

2015

Kelp, Twine, Metal Post, Chain

Magdelenafjorenden, Gravneset

Spitsbergen, Norway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This project examines perceptions about the logic behind human beings need to fix things - be it oneself or obstructions within our environment. This broken fence was found in the Arctic and then restored by connecting each pole with found seaweed. By using string to tie the kelp to one another, the fence was made whole again.

Sewing Needle

2015

Driftwood, Paint, Metal Cable

8.2 ft x 2 in

This project examines perceptions about the logic behind human beings need to fix things - be it oneself or obstructions within our environment. This driftwood was found floating down the Arno river in Florence, Italy, during a torrential storm and then sculpted into a large sewing needle to symbolize the act of mending.

Life Jacket

2015

Cement, Fabric, Plastic Buckles

20 in x 12 in x 4 in​

 

 

 

 

This project examines perceptions about the logic behind human beings need to fix things - be it oneself or obstructions within our environment. This cast life jacket incites a dialogue on the importance of how we go about fixing things, and questions what is really being fixed.