Artist Statement

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My artwork marries several mediums including video, film, and interactive new media. It is characterized by an unusually raw aesthetic with visceral images. I look to experimentally visualize the delicate, albeit ordinary, moments of fissures or connections. I delve into how the confluence of inheritance, relationships, and the environment shapes our narratives.

My personal experiences are portrayed with uncommon vulnerability and unflinching resolve often using fragmented text both to reveal and to withhold information. In disclosing mine and other’s stories, I seek to elicit a broader conversation about intimacy and exposure or voyeurism in context to societal pressures, women and families.  It is crucial to me that my work is accessible and unpretentious, inviting the public to engage, interact, and experience it. Above all, I consider myself a metaphor maker- drawing parallels between personal insights and universal experience, between a simple action and a complicated truth, and between you and me.

 

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