Drone Studies

In The Cyphers 1-18 (2016) a large platform bears a number of metal objects that appear to have fallen from the sky, possibly as debris from an explosion. These unrecognizable fragments accompanied by drawings and collages, are imbued with violence, calling viewers to decipher and validate their presence. The display of these items conjures the notion that stories and events exist only if they are registered, recorded and recounted.

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The Cyphers 1-18, 2016
Installation View: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2016
The Cyphers 1-18, 2016
Installation View
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
2016
The Cyphers 1-18, 2016
Installation View
Sobey Art Award Finalists Exhibition, National Gallery of Canada
2016
The Cyphers 1-18, 2016
Detail of Found Object
Dross (Molten Metal Residue)
2.8 x 8.5 x 6 in.
The Cyphers 1-18, 2016
Installation Detail
Cut Photograph, Xylene Transfer, Found Objects, Printed Mylar, Ink & Archival Tape on Paper
11 x 17 in. (each)