A friend lent me a book recently. Timothy Morton said something along the lines of “…thinking is both laughing and crying.” I’m interested in the paradoxical qualities of humor and the sublime – and how they both function to construct a rupture between our expectations and comprehension.
My making practice is a formal intuitive approach to the strategies of how material can be arranged in space to both slow down the read for the viewer and grant moments of comic relief. I pay close attention to materials that react to my touch such as clay or paint, and find balance within them through materials with contrasting timelines such as stones, lemons, or baguettes. I’m interested in the space where objects organized meet cognitive dissonance, poetry, familiarity, and unknowing.