Posts Tagged: Sculpture

“Bodies are wonderful things we should enjoy as long as we have them”

Check out my interview with Visual Aids! We talked about everything from work, to my upbeat mom, to body positivity…

“Bodies are wonderful things we should enjoy as long as we have them”

Check out my interview with Visual Aids! We talked about everything from work, to my upbeat mom, to body positivity…

The Huffington Post Interview

Recently I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Mark Adnum of the Nightcharm Blog. We had a great convo about lots of different aspects of my work. You can check it out here on The Huffington Post.

The Huffington Post Interview

Recently I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Mark Adnum of the Nightcharm Blog. We had a great convo about lots of different aspects of my work. You can check it out here on The Huffington Post.

Knit Veins: Fiber of Our Being

If our bodies are knitted together like cloth, either by some higher power or eons of evolution, then veins are like a kind of yarn, a fibrous network of connective channels that allows us to be. Veins are part and parcel of the fiber of our being. I wanted to call attention to the idea of some sort of meta-body: one that speaks to “the nature of matter, or body considered in general, [and] consists not in its being something which is hard or heavy or coloured…but simply in its being something which is extended in length, breadth and depth,” as Rene Descartes puts it [emphasis added]. The knit veins, installed in this way, speak to the idea of a body transcending the individual, extending beyond our own identities, corporealities, ourselves.

Knit Veins: Fiber of Our Being

If our bodies are knitted together like cloth, either by some higher power or eons of evolution, then veins are like a kind of yarn, a fibrous network of connective channels that allows us to be. Veins are part and parcel of the fiber of our being. I wanted to call attention to the idea of some sort of meta-body: one that speaks to “the nature of matter, or body considered in general, [and] consists not in its being something which is hard or heavy or coloured…but simply in its being something which is extended in length, breadth and depth,” as Rene Descartes puts it [emphasis added]. The knit veins, installed in this way, speak to the idea of a body transcending the individual, extending beyond our own identities, corporealities, ourselves.

Knit Hoods for Joyce at Art Basel Hong Kong

In 2011, I was commissioned by Joyce, a high end clothing retailer based in Asia, to create a series of work for their growing art collection. They display contemporary artists’ work in a number of their stores, and I was

Knit Hoods for Joyce at Art Basel Hong Kong

In 2011, I was commissioned by Joyce, a high end clothing retailer based in Asia, to create a series of work for their growing art collection. They display contemporary artists’ work in a number of their stores, and I was

Duality #1: Masculine/Feminine

Duality #1: Masculine/Feminine can be seen as a visual model of how gender expression and identity function in relation to one another. Notions of an ideal male, wholly masculine, or of an ideal female, wholly feminine, are as unrealistic as the mannequins used for this piece. These ideals function as both poles and placeholders, useful and problematic. The knit patchwork unites these forms and places a more nuanced and holistic model of gender onto the rigid binary.

Duality #1: Masculine/Feminine

Duality #1: Masculine/Feminine can be seen as a visual model of how gender expression and identity function in relation to one another. Notions of an ideal male, wholly masculine, or of an ideal female, wholly feminine, are as unrealistic as the mannequins used for this piece. These ideals function as both poles and placeholders, useful and problematic. The knit patchwork unites these forms and places a more nuanced and holistic model of gender onto the rigid binary.

Come join us for the unveiling of my newest work at Knit Culture Studio!

I’m very excited to debut Duality #1: Masculine/Feminine, a wearable knit-sculpture that uses texture and color to explore the idea of Gender as a patchwork of expressions and identities. OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, February 7th 7:00 – 9:00pm Knit Culture Studio

Come join us for the unveiling of my newest work at Knit Culture Studio!

I’m very excited to debut Duality #1: Masculine/Feminine, a wearable knit-sculpture that uses texture and color to explore the idea of Gender as a patchwork of expressions and identities. OPENING RECEPTION Thursday, February 7th 7:00 – 9:00pm Knit Culture Studio

D.I.Y.V.I.P. at Home is Where the Needle Marks

My latest installation “D.I.Y.V.I.P.” will be debuting at Pop tArt Gallery as part of Home is Where the Needle Marks, an exhibition of contemporary fiber art. Please do join us for the opening reception Saturday, June 16th 7-11pm The exhibition

D.I.Y.V.I.P. at Home is Where the Needle Marks

My latest installation “D.I.Y.V.I.P.” will be debuting at Pop tArt Gallery as part of Home is Where the Needle Marks, an exhibition of contemporary fiber art. Please do join us for the opening reception Saturday, June 16th 7-11pm The exhibition