white marble sculpture of an egg carton. 2010.

TELEPHONE

Black Marble

 

2015

I see the telephone and the typewriter as the basic building blocks of the Internet. This series of sculptures references information technology, but continues other thematic threads for me: the hidden-in-plain-sight beauty of these commonplace objects, our empowerment/enslavement by/to technology, and the steady consistent historical flow of stone sculpture through the millennia.

By non-form, I mean an object that is common among us, but is never looked at as a form; not appreciated. Just taken for granted. Something Baudrillard-like happens in that moment, because now there is this beautiful thing, divorced from all context, that was created in that instant. It still looks like all the others, but now bears no relation to the others and stands utterly alone.

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