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Ectoplasm on soccer ball

 

 

Ectoplasm
Inkjet print 20x30 in. 2005


 

Peak
Color photograph,
11 x 17 in.
2003

Styrofoam is transformed into a mystical mountain peak.


 

Whatever is spelled out with fingernail clippings.
Color photograph, 11x17 in. 2001


 

 

From Behind
Color photograph, 11x17 in.
2001


 
Chill
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2002    

Blood oozes from the skin of a grapefruit.


 
Apple seeds Nothing Really Matters
(5 Grams of Cyanide
)
Apple seeds, measuring cup 4 x 3 in.
2004

One full cup of apple seeds contains enough cyanide to kill a person. The hidden poison inside the fruit is revealed and amassed. The seeds are offered as an analysis of latent danger and murderous or suicidal potential.
   

 

Apple
Color photograph 13 x 19 in.
2002           

A red apple is brutally carved with a razor blade to emulate the wood grain of  the desk it sits upon.

 

 

Frenchglow
Inkjet print 20 x 30 in.
2005

French Fries are the basic unit for an exploration of symbols. The calligraphic structures in this series are part of an invented language.

 

 

BFF
Inkjet Print, 15x30 in. 2004

 

 

 

Caucasus 2
Inkjet print, 27 x 29 in.
2004
   
Photographs of morning-time bedding are digitally reworked in an investigation of the panorama.

 

 

Patrol
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001

This piece is part of an investigation of presumably safe domestic spaces. Our perception and expectations are altered through scale shifts and an animal presence.

 

 

 

Killer
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001

From a series, which examines slang language in various contexts, here  the word  “Killer” is inscribed in butter on a sharp knife.

   

Teen Wolf
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001   

A part of the Wearing My Heart series, the stitching bears witness to a powerful transformation.

 

 

prepare to qualify

Prepare to Qualify
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001  

 

 

 

Everyone In California Loves Me
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001 

From the Wearing My Heart series.

 

 

Oh My God
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in. 2001

From the Wearing My Heart series.

 


 

Lame
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in. 2001

From the Wearing My Heart series.


 

Chill
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in. 2001

From the Wearing My Heart series.

 

 

 

 

 

California
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in. 2001

From the Wearing My Heart series.

 

 

I'm So Sure
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001   

From the Wearing My Heart series.

 

 

 

Yes
Color photograph, 13 x 19 in.
2001   

A part of the Wearing My Heart series, the word is stitched onto a secret place.

 

 

Aqua Fresh
Color photograph, 11x17 in. 2001

 

 

Aqua Fresh 2
Color photograph, 11x17 in. 2001

 

 

The Northwest Passage III
Styrofoam, linoleum. Dimensions variable. 2001

 

 

The Northwest Passage II
Color photograph, 11x17 in.
2001

 

 

The Northwest Passage II
Color photograph, 11x17 in.
2001

 

 
Quiver, a novel.

 

A novel.


 
 

Wall Removal Project (The Greatest American Hero)
Black and white photographs,
219x60in.
1998

Photographs installed in a display case that shares a wall with the Women's bathroom.

 

 

 
   
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