2013 sculpture, human hair, hairspray, gel, plastic sheet, lights ... A sculpture using human hair to model the growth of a normal cell into a cancerous mass.
2013 sculpture and performance, wood, string, hair, matches, lighter fluid, Mao, scissors, pen, video recorder ... This is documentation from the second half of a sculptural piece turned performance. After creating a sculpture out of human hair that modeled the growth of a normal cell into a cancerous mass, I built a raft and planned to burn the piece via a viking funeral.
2012 performance/sculpture hair, wooden raft, lighter fluid Documentation of the viking Funeral for Malignant. During the performance I was accompanied by a classmate who also had a parent with cancer accompany me to burn the sculpture in the Shanendoah.
2013 sculpture doll parts, trash bags ... A doll outfitted with hands is connected to a trash bag structure hanging from above it. The piece explores these of trauma and its staying power.
2013 installation, baby doll parts, trash bags, wood ... The piece was recreated for an outside installation.
2014 interactive installation, mirror, suitcase, paint, flowers and plants ... An example of an older interactive piece in which I created a hide away on Seattle University's urban campus. I filled a suitcase with plants, flowers, and a mirror and placed it at a base of a tree. The set up was meant to create a place for personal reflection and calm connection with others amongst the concrete business of Capitol Hill.