Artist's Statement, February 2012

In all my work, the intent is to forge connections between concept, object, interaction and a questioning/critical stance regarding issues ranging from pure aestheticism to contemporary geopolitics. The theoretical basis for my work lies in the belief that it is essential, as an artist and citizen of the world, to engage in and challenge the norms and expectations of the digital present and the larger cultural context. I seek to forge connections, explore the thoughtful processing of information, and develop exigencies that inform, provoke and question.

Past projects and ongoing efforts share an approach to critical and conceptual positioning as an artist - developing works that inquisitively engage issues of memory, politics, history, physicality and the virtual. Throughout the work I seek to find a synthesis between conflicting processes and ideas: analog/digital, concept/happenstance, physical/virtual, politics/art - all with a dedicated consideration and questioning of contemporary technologies and artistic practice.

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Cardboard Gandhi, 2008
Eyebeam NYC