A Terrain, a defined area with its own physical features, an arrangement of elements, dust and stones, plastic parts and random finds, a site of no specification.
I keep seeing these environments when I walk around the streets in New-York.
Chaos and density, textures, substances blend together, parts, sights of familiarity and ambiguity all at once. Shapes and affordances.
My method of working is responsive- I observe, document and collect. Searching for moments and patterns to draw from.
Within this act of displacement, I’m taking things out of their “natural” environment – documentation of spaces are framed from my perspective, and by that they are out of context. Parts and materials I collect are broken down and reassembled back in relationship to materials from other places. I use shapes that imply a utilitarian purpose and suggest occurrences or a ritual. The sandbox is a liminal environment, a poetic reference to play and to the sublim .
Part by part I’m building a site, a new terrain of multiple places and interactions at once.
Materials: stones, stone dust, crushed stone, sand, found plastic, rubber bands, copper, seashell, polimer, silicon, silver, stainless steel, rayon fibers