Absence/Presence

Statement:

Memory is a mutable lens- what we recall is never quite what happened. Similarly in the process I use, the fabric and cicada shells burn away, leaving a somewhat altered ceramic index of their past presence. This series is a visual exploration of how we relate to and manipulate memory.

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Panel 1
Panel 1

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x16x1 inches 2012

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Panel 3
Panel 3

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x16x1 inches 2012

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Panel 2, detail
Panel 2, detail

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x16x1 inches 2012

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Panel 3
Panel 3

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 24x16x1 inches 2012

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Shroud
Shroud

Porcelain, metal stands, paint 50x18x18 inches each 2012

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Shroud, detail
Shroud, detail

Porcelain, metal stands, paint 50x18x18 inches each 2012

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What I Remember
What I Remember

Stoneware, porcelain, casts of cicada larvae, glaze 16x52x3 inches 2013

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What I Remember, detail
What I Remember, detail

Stoneware, porcelain, casts of cicada larvae, glaze 16x52x3 inches 2013

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Stan
Stan

Porcelain, plaster, steel, paint 70x12x12 inches 2013

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Stan, detail
Stan, detail

Porcelain, plaster, steel, paint 70x12x12 inches 2013

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Panel 7
Panel 7

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x16x1 inches 2014

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Panel 7, detail
Panel 7, detail

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x16x1 inches 2014

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Panel 11, detail
Panel 11, detail

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x18x1 inches 2014

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8 panel 2 detail
8 panel 2 detail

Porcelain, cicada larvae casts, wood 12x18x1 inches 2014

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Tower I
Tower I

Wood-fired stoneware 22x7x7 inches 2014

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Tower I, detail
Tower I, detail

Wood-fired stoneware 22x7x7 inches 2014

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Tower II
Tower II

Wood-fired stoneware 18x6x6 inches 2014

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Tower II, detail
Tower II, detail

Wood-fired stoneware 18x6x6 inches 2014

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Tower III
Tower III

Wood-fired stoneware Each module 8x6x6 inches 2014

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Tower III, detail
Tower III, detail

Wood-fired stoneware Each module 8x6x6 inches 2014

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Panel 17
Panel 17

Salt fired stoneware, glaze, wood 5x7x1 inches 2015

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Panel 22
Panel 22

Salt fired stoneware, glaze, wood 8x5x1 inches 2015

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Panel 23
Panel 23

Salt fired stoneware, glaze, wood 7x5x1 inches 2015

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