In this narrative the chair at the table’s head is at the epicenter of destruction and one whose flames have affected the whole of the scene.The burning represents a painful yet transformative moment as fire, though destructive is also life giving.
Charred white oak, oil finish
72 x 24 x 34 inches
The simple and familiar vase form remains frozen in a series of broken objects illustrating a movement and transformation where exposed edges from their disintegrating rims creates a larger profile like the landscape on the horizon.The use of sand as a material reiterates the impermanence and decay.
Sand, Sodium Silicate
I walked by an large hule tree several times a day and scooped up a fallen leaf or two in passing. This instinctual gathering led to a daily collection of the tree's fallen leaves as I stitched them together with twigs. Final installation in La Biblioteca Henestrosa, in Oaxaca, Mexico depicts a movement reminiscent of their path into my reach.