floating as suicide
I am currently working on an animation that presents the idea of floating into nothingness as a means of suicide. What does this mean? It is the opposite of how many of us consider suicide— falling. But with floating, this presents an opportunity for reflection. Not just by providing more time, but by allowing the person to reflect on the world from a different perspective (above). This...
I am interested in the idea of shadows. It seems we find great meaning in shadows when it comes to actual works of art (paintings, photographs, etc), however, we often take them for granted in our everyday lives. Why is there such a strong association with something so easily disregarded? What does a shadow really say about us? That we are existing in this world, we cast a shadow. Shadows are also...
I love so many things about the idea of pennies being flattened by trains. There is a mix of mechanical with organic and chaos with control. The result is an object that is a tangible representation of an event that occurred. The time and place is completely controlled and regulated (by the government, really). And the result is completely chaotic (there is no real control over the specific form...
The Sky: a constantly changing landscape
I am constantly inspired by clouds and changing weather. Clouds provide a constantly changing landscape that we often take for granted. Varying shapes, shades, and compositions can be discovered just by looking up.
"Heaven is a place where nothing ever happens."
—Talking Heads “Heaven” I love this line! And the song is awesome. Everyone has that one concern about heaven— sure, it’s pure bliss, it’s the equivalent to an eternal orgasm x100000000, it’s everything you ever wanted. But eternal bliss sounds a bit boring. Life is a compilation of the highs and the lows, so to imagine only highs seems a bit uneventful....