Fractal structures define life’s patterns both figuratively and metaphorically. Just as a cell groups together with other cells to form a more complex organism, my installation process begins with the most simple and builds to the more complex. I connect one fundamental element with another and another and another until a more intricate whole is formed. Through site-specific installation, I explore how dynamic patterns connect landscapes and life forms, physiology and physics, death and detritus, growth and form.
Site-specific installation for Chesterwood National Historic Trust, Stockbridge, MA, stone, marble, acrylic, polyurethane
installation view, biological patterns on paper cutouts, thread
site-specific installation biological patterns on paper cutouts, thread
detail of time periods integrated with the unfolding patterns of the biological growth of cellular structures and organisms in the living world.
site-specific installation 20 x 10 x 4 feet, x-rays, staples
site-specific installation 60 x 20 x 16 inches, branch-shaped paper cut-outs from biological texts and medical illustrations
site-specific installation 12x 6x 8 feet, acrylic on papier mache, plaster, rock