Sensory perception is an essential element in my work: tactile response, whether to physical materials or a visceral reaction to an image, indicating the body's response to its environment.
Line is the initiating thread that connects the work. This underlying structure is the genesis of every idea and element contained within a finished piece.
A line can be many things: a guide, a boundary, a descriptor, a structural indicator, an approximation, a thing that connects two seemingly unconnected thoughts.
A broken line indicates stress, loss, decay, decrepitude, insecurity, anxiety, transition, longing...
Photo credit: © Mario Quiroz
It is this confusing moment of transition and transformation that motivates my work. The traces left behind, the persistent nature of a line or communication of a gesture, all investigate the space between dichotomies of order and chaos. Mangled forms, diffused images, and interrupted patterns become an expression of a state of flux caused by an apparent loss of control.
Sound, video, and industrial materials create transformative connections between the physical, the emotional and the manufactured experience. Sturdy, predictable structures are reinterpreted as inadequate forms that become an embodiment of emotional transition.