• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:  Voyeurs/Provocateurs
Various Works

This artwork is on view at the Museum of Arts and Design in the exhibition Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities.

For me, architecture and the interior are metaphors for the human condition. The conditions under which humans live say a lot about their society, history, development, and their dreams and fears, as well as how they treat each other. I try to work at these themes with a sense of humor. The building of dioramas for me is a way to get a general idea of the absurdity of life in this world. It’s also a way to control the things that I can’t control in the “real” world. It’s always exciting to dive into the small world in my studio. Working with my hands forces me to work slowly. Before I begin, I observe things thoroughly, take them in, and try to understand their nature. It takes several weeks before the original idea merges as its own Small World.

Courtesy of the artist