Artwork > Meet Me Where I'm At (2015)

Crosstown Arts
Memphis, TN
May 8, 2015

Intense preoccupations with self-concept, desire, and tribalism are the points of departure for my recent installation and performance work. I tackle these complex personal landscapes in the studio similar to my approach outside of that space: through endurance, perspective, minor successes, immediate pleasures, Pho Binh lunch buffets, constant longing, and inevitable failure. This is all a journey. Utilizing pre-existing cultural objects, movement, body fluid, space, and meditative processes, I continue to simultaneously grapple with and reprieve my poly-consciousness. Ultimately, this show serves as a temporal sanctuary where these performative self-journeys and self-reconciliations shall unfold.

Photographs courtesy of Brandon Dill. Performance documentation courtesy of Phoebe Driscoll.

Baptism
Rubbermaid tub, fortune cookie quotes, beer funnel and soap
2015
Vulnerable Blessings
fortune cookie quotes in water
2015
Between These Walls
shredded comic book paper and adhesive
dimensions variable
2015
Heating Up
ballpoint pen on paper, comic book storage bag
10 3/8 in. x 6 3/4 in.
2015
Harness
braided yarn, chain and chain link
190 in. long, 2 in. diameter
2015
Blackout
ballpointpen on bristol paper
23 in. x 35 in.
2015
Temporal Arena
37 lit tea candles