Common Fate is an open residency of project work culminating in a series of installations and performances. It is a changing reflection on our personal collections of death and memory objects. It explores the multiple narratives of our inherited possessions and intimacies.
Embodied by Absence
GLOVES, DRESSMAKING PATTERNS, RED COTTON THREAD
Life in suspension. Death in suspension. Hanging by a thread constantly. Spinning an illusion of shadows unable to grasp the depths lying in wait.
Remnants of Confinement
REMNANTS OF CONFINEMENT 2018
BELL JAR, COTTON HANDKERCHIEF, EMBROIDERY
Creating a vacuum for the curiosities of grief. The bell jar is holding a representation of formidable shapes delicately woven with red thread.
Our Need for Love
OUR NEED FOR LOVE 2018
(Accompanied by my mother’s voice)
1924 REMINGTON TYPEWRITER, AUDIO TAPE AND REEL, TABLE, TABLECLOTH
A fate my grandfather determined for my mother, leaving her creative outlet null and void. I wish for her to sing again to me through the machinations of machinery.
MEMORY OBJECTS 2018
INSTALLATION / VIDEO
SLIDESHOW, MOMENTO MORI SLIDESHOW
In collaboration with Liz O’Reilly