I'm good, you?: MFA Thesis - Sculpture
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SubjectSculpture Exhibitions; Mixed media (Art) Exhibitions; Interactive Mixed media; Absurd; Modern Communication; Found Object; Styrofoam Sculpture; Sound Installation; Kinetic Sculpture; New Media; Research Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION::Aesthetic subjects::Art; Installations (Art) Exhibitions
I am enchanted by the absurd and the asinine. My work inhabits the precarious space forged between reality and mockery; this is the intersection from which I create. My thesis work creates an experiential representation of the evaded issues of modern communication. Utilizing a blend of the real and the satirical, I am able to create work that distorts the viewer’s perception by blurring the distinction between what is factual and what is parody. I create absurd, yet relatable situations that invite the viewer in for a chuckle, but also promote deeper self-reflection. I prefer to use a variety of methods and media. I have used styrofoam to transform virtual phenomena into tangible forms, sound to charm yet brainwash, manipulated found objects for familiarity but disturbance, and installation to integrate these multi-faceted experiences.
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