Liminal

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Obsessed with tension, hanging, movement and change, Tenuousness (2013) began as a photograph of free floating paint chips, and became a video.

Liminal is a series of videos and stills with varying content and configuration. This ongoing work ironically centralizes on the periphery.

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To further challenge viewers’ expectations, I’ve played other abstract “moving pictures,” (single shot video, displayed on a tablet, matted in a frame), to juxtapose the tradition of how we look at photographs, with the motion of video.

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This display shot demonstrates how Liminal can represent a broader, lived experience. With more imagery pulled from the everyday, the installation becomes a meditation of quotidian.

As the collection of moments shown at once overlap, we must decide where to look; out of sync motion causes our eyes to move from one to the other to the last.

 

I also printed and hand bound my Master’s thesis into a book. The book explains how I arrived at the periphery, with all the nuance of hand made objects. I presented my thesis ideas this way to create a moment like those I seek in my imagery – quiet, contemplative, often calm and uneasy.

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