Family Ties addresses the boundaries a family can imply, which might be restrictive (all figures are connected leaving only a
defined area for movement).
Dance on the Volcano was conceived in 2007 in anticipation of the 2008 market crash. Stock and housing markets were high, society went on a binge - it could not last forever, and it didn't. Overnight the financial crises made everyone with financial losses melt into one faceless mass.
Napkin Holder: Save on closer inspection, reveals food product coupons of dubious value, luring the consumers into buying a product they might not buy at full price and whose nutritional value might be less than promised.
Dance on the Volcano, detail
156" x 50" (396 x 127 cm), length variable
fringed fabric & phosphorescent paint on printed cotton, black light
Fragile Torso appears delicate and frail but instead is sturdy and resilient, like a body overcoming sickness.