I am a multidisciplinary artist primarily creating site-specific installations. My practice revolves around cultivating phenomenological experiences of living and coexistence. Through the mediums of photography, paintings and installations, I intend to create experiences that are not constrained by conventional ideas but attune to a more sentient and subjective understanding of ourselves and what’s around us.
Consciousness is a visceral experience that is only possible when we interact with our surroundings, which is why I rely on the archetype of site-specificity to ease my audience’s focus toward the properties of the physical world. Experiencing these properties such as light, space and sound, encompasses our awareness towards what’s around us; increasing curiosity towards what is being sensed and giving us our subjective stand.
Despite being indecisive in choosing materials I always end up using some amount of wood, a material that humans have used and studied for millennia yet still retains a grounding effect when sensed. Being harvested from a living body that grew in a certain surrounding, using wood compliments my installations both as a material and a conceptual aspect.
Chiharu Shiota, James Jean, Olafur Eliason, Mies van der Rohe and Cai Guo Qiang are some of my artistic inspirations.
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