This body of work is the result in seeking to answer one central question, how can one be more attentive to the present moment; to the things we regularly dismiss; to the negative space of lived experience? Through this line of inquiry, the work here today exists as a culmination of my effort in finding some ways to point to our immediate experiences, specifically in four main areas: color, light, space, and time. As such, the works function as specific objects and spatial interventions, directing the viewer’s attention to his or her own perceptual and/or conceptual experiences.
With this work, I am proposing a deeper and more serious recognition to the validity of human subjectivity, one that is ever-changing but nonetheless equal to logical thinking. With the suspension of all pictorial imagery and representation, perhaps we get closer to the essential subject of art: experiential perception with an aesthetic dimension. That is, to suggest a greater sensitivity of our relationship to the world using our intuitive sensory abilities. In a time and place when society biases towards the logical and the quantitative, I feel that we, as artists, designers, creatives, and craftsmen, have the responsibility to make the argument for the intuitive, the qualitative, and the perceptual.