We’re on the last lap here for the Glean Residency and I’m so excited to share a few photos of the sculptures that I will be showing on August 11th at the Bison Building.
The dump is a repository for unwanted things and these things are charged with so much emotion. As I watched the ever changing mountain of trash, I thought about how there was such a feeling of catharsis as people tossed their things into the trash pile. There was a sense of letting go of emotional baggage, things that don’t serve and reminders of past lives. I realized that the sculptures coming from these retired objects were embodied representations of these difficult emotions that were being released. The sculptures became organs that functioned as containers for these difficult emotions.
I hope to see you all at our opening at the Bison Building on August 11th. It’s going to a wonderful show.