There is an odd tension in the act repair, a destruction that takes place in the effort to mend. This tension is evidenced in Casings. Each image highlights a surface severely damaged by repeated piercing over time: holes and tears, stains and ruptures are juxtaposed with pinheads amassed and protruding, suggestive growths or irritations on the object’s surface.

casing 2009
Chromogenic Print
12 x 12 inches

thingsheld casing casing kit brokenframe2 brokenframe1 brokenframe3 casing kit attenuateobject
sum and its parts
done and undone
sting speck cut
things held



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