WASH / RESIDUAL / WAVERING

WASH, RESIDUAL, and WAVERING are the three projects that formed my Book Art & Creative Writing MFA thesis exhibition in November, 2015.

WASH

WASH

WASH explores the substance of water from multiple perspectives: historical, poetical, and comparative in relation to water’s polar opposite, oil.  The book addresses water as both a politically charged entity and as a metaphor for one side of a dichotomous relationship.

RESIDUAL

RESIDUAL

WASH‘s sister book, RESIDUAL, examines the other side of oil/water dichotomy.  RESIDUAL is also the culmination of an experiment that lead to the creation of a previous book, Residue.

WAVERING

WAVERING

WAVERING is an installation of two translucent, screen printed curtains. During the exhibition, the curtains created a transparent field that activated a separation between the two artist’s books, but also allowed, even highlighted, a conversation between them.  The installation was transparent enough that each side beckoned towards the other.

I created a double-sided paperback book titled WASH/RESIDUAL as an accompaniment to my thesis projects.  The paperback is available for purchase online, through Blurb or Amazon.

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