Beast are performative wearable living dioramas using multiple media to anthropomorphize the environmental crisis, and expose parallels to society’s treatment of women to inspire dialogue for change. Through my interpretation of Icelandic mythology and landscape, I try to create work that defines an intersection between emotions and our perception of the environment. I utilize glass… Continue reading razzle dazzle
Good morning, or afternoon/evening. I am hoping my friends that read this blog/post will help me decide which images from the ones below, to send in to New Glass Review for their consideration. I have to choose 3. Please leave your 3 choices in the comment section below. Thank you for your time with this,… Continue reading Pick 3
Just wait ’til you see these babies on!
May 2013. Working on Beast. Film shoot of BEAST still scheduled for mid-June. Meanwhile, here are some ‘teaser’ images. Artist: Laura Puska as, Mother Above test sequence shows Laura walking in glass platforms. Which proved difficult!
Phew! These past months have been mad crazy trying to complete all of the costumes, hold workshops and classes, pay rent and bills… Fortunately I’ve had supplies like glass, beads, leather, fabric, and yarn kicking around the studio for YEaRS! Honestly though, to whomever is out there actually reading this, the primary concern now is:… Continue reading Motherload
Throughout the history of the sexes, women have been perceived as inferior to men, but also have been elevated to the status of goddesses on Earth. Beast suggests that these paradoxical biases often associated with women can be linked to an existential need to distance humanity from the natural world. Which brings us to Diorama… Continue reading Beast, diorama #2 prototypes
Synopsis: Beast are performative wearable living dioramas using multiple media to anthropomorphize the environmental crisis and, expose parallels to societies treatment of women. Inspiring dialogue for change. Rationale/Impact: Life of all kinds and how we as Human beings interact with it and, respond to it has always interested me. How life is so ephemeral and transitory has made… Continue reading BEAST