The Making of “A Cloud Reveals the Moon”, 2018
The COVID-19 Pandemic is tragic on so many levels. When I learned that those infected and hospitalized were being separated from their loved ones, potentially dying among strangers, I felt a profound sense of grief. And as the pandemic progresses, seeing how it has disproportionally affected communities of color and the immigrant populations of New York City has shed new light on inequality and systemic racism.
I'm excited to be kicking off two projects with FIT this spring. I'll be presenting a visiting artist lecture and working as an artist in residence. I'll tell you how I came to focus on second-hand clothing, I'll review key projects and I'll share some entertaining case studies.
Really happy to be providing space to this dynamic, young group of artists. The final blow-out of my Jackson Heights pop-up studio will feature music, performance, dance, theatre..
Clothing assemblages wrapped on panels (OK, maybe there is a wig in the first one!). Also, ideas for outdoor sculptures that explore the idea of marking, directing, instructing... but lacking meaning.
I just finished installing the last of 3 sculptures created for Eileen Fisher this summer. Over the course of 6 weeks, I used approximately 3,600 pounds of clothing.