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  • apocalyptic archaeology

    Apocalyptic Archaeology features works that are depictions of a ruined world. The works are meditations on the brevity of life, and reveal the awareness of passing time, erosion and decay, and the ultimate deterioration of manmade artifacts, such as architecture, interiors, and landscapes.
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  • dreams and memories

    Dreams and Memories includes works that explore the intangible and inescapable realm of the psyche. The artists pose questions about the nature and meaning of recalled experiences, and about the way in which dreams and memories intersect and even morph from one level of consciousness to another.
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  • voyeurs/provocateurs

    Voyeur/Provocateurs includes subversively witty scenes-satirical commentaries on art, culture, and politics. These works make the viewer into Peeping Toms that spy on secret scenes.
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  • unnatural nature

    Unnatural Nature features work by artists that recreate natural environments using artificial materials and found objects which fool us into believing they are real places.view

category:  Dreams and Memories
Pile

I used to work as a set designer, and was very proficient in making ¼” scale models.  I never had a strong desire to be a builder, and instead became captivated by the wondrous miniature realities (fantasies) of the models. These works here were initially inspired by Offenbach’s opera Tales of Hoffmann.  The first and last pieces are photographs of models.  The Birds is a lightbox, (still in progress)- using the same materials used in the models, with LEDs and fiberoptics that can be switched on.

Materials: 

brass, paper, sculpey, resin, bass wood, enamel, airbrush, LEDs

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