Posts Tagged ‘2009’

A TOOL TO DECEIVE AND SLAUGHTER

September 18, 2009

Perpetual online auction, internet connection, custom programming and hardware, acrylic cube. Combining Robert Morris’ Box With the Sound of Its Own Making with Baudrillard’s writing on the art auction this sculpture exists in eternal transactional flux. It is a physical sculpture that is perpetually attempting to auction itself on eBay. Every ten minutes the black box pings […]

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DONOR PLAQUE

September 18, 2009

12″x24″ Donations Collected online, Polished Brass In the spring of 2009, donations were collected via the Internet to fund the creation of a donor plaque. The amount received was to determine the size and quality of the plaque and the size of the names was determined by the amount given. The more money a person […]

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THE FINANCIAL FOOTPRINT OF THE ARTISTIC PRACTICE

September 18, 2009

11″x14″ The artist’s art-related credit card debt, letter press printed receipt on Stonehenge This is a receipt to record a transaction between the artist and the collector. In this transaction the collector assumes responsibility for the totality of the artist’s credit card debt accrued as part of the studio practice. The debt is not sold, […]

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$10,000 SCULPTURE (IN PROGRESS)

September 18, 2009

Dollar bill acceptor, collected money. Dimensions variable. The $10,000 Sculpture (in progress) visually consists of a standard dollar bill acceptor found in soda and candy vending machines. This device has become a symbol of self-serve retail transactions. In this instance, it is installed seamlessly into a plain white wall with no clues to inform the […]

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THE ORATOR

September 18, 2009

Cast concrete, enamel Originally conceived as a failed public art piece in the early spring of 2009, The Orator was made as a manifestation of the frustration and, at times futility, of expressing ones beliefs. This diminutive and pathetic platform of expression underlines feelings of going unheard and being overlooked. However, in spite of the […]

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THE FAILURE AND THE DISCONTENT

September 18, 2009

A Lifetime Lived in Paradise: Day 0 – 28,657 and The two happy ones resolved to be no longer so, but asked to quit the country, are the first installments in The Failure and The Discontent. Taking its name from the Thomas Edison quite “Restlessness is discontent – and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me […]

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EVERYTHING IS FOR THE BEST IN THIS BEST OF ALL POSSIBLE WORLDS

September 18, 2009

35” x 56” Epson color print mounted on Diebond Set in a smooth and vacant dead space, the tiny earth is positioned as the only possible option. The singular option in an infinitely empty space.

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A LIFETIME LIVED IN PARADISE: DAY 0 – 28,657

January 22, 2009

9×12 each, grid 84” x 63” 23 mounted color photographs The Fibonacci sequence has been used in the design and composition of art, design, music, and literature for centuries. In this piece  the Fibonacci sequence is applied to the structuring of time and reflects on the “sameness” and monotony of a lifetime lived in a ‘perfect’ […]

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