Work > the ethno-scape

2022
"sunny side up"
cone 1, soda fired earthenware, terra sig
2022
2022
"purple noses"
cone 1, soda fired earthenware, terra sig
2022
2022
2022
2022
2022
that cloud over there
Glazed Earthenware, slip, underglaze
5 x 3 x 2.5"
2020
Projected Fallacy
glazed earthenware, slip, underglaze
6 x 7.5 x3
2020
Flaccid-Scape
ceramic, thread, paint, plywood, newsprint, varnish
24x26x6
2018
Palm Tree, Palm Tree, Palm Tree
ceramic, slip, pine, plywood, paint, varnish, shirt
24x18x8
2018
Manifest Fallacy II
ceramic, thread, plywood, paint, varnish
24x18x3
2018
It Wasn't On the Map
ceramic, thread, newsprint, plywood, paint, varnish
24x18x3
2018
2018
2018

Work in this gallery explores the relationship of space and identity. The ethno-scape is a concept from Arjun Appadurai, an anthropologist and cultural theorist, who researched the complex network of spatial and object relations embedded in our cultural expressions or concepts. This is an influential framework within my practice as I consider the geologic nature of identity - our ideas of who we are have as much to do with the conceptual work we do as it does with our navigating the physical and material world around us. We are thrust into the world and we create an amazing patchwork of meaning oriented by a constantly fluctuating cultural-compass.