3. Measure of Dispersion (series) wall sculptures / Skewed
_ Metal and mirrors
12 x 14 x 12”
New York, March 2017
Shown at 2017 Spring Break Art Show "Black Mirror" - at booth 2348 curated by Chris Bors and Nicolas Touron.
The series “Measure of Dispersion” is comprised of sculptures and installations that aim to amplify and manipulate the spectator’s field of vision through the use of blind spot mirrors and a modular metal structure. It uses ordinary materials that are combined in different ways to reconfigure the apprehension of one's surroundings, and change one's own sense of location.
Rather than capturing a specific moment like a camera, the mirrors reflect a fragmented body seen from uncontrollable angles and different points in space simultaneously. The resulting viewer experience is a challenge to the impulse to project preconceived assumptions onto what we see: we are made to test our sense of familiarity with our surroundings and, more importantly, with ourselves.
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