Kinetic installation (including sound) of toy soldiers crossing a bridge and then retreating.
ReConstitution, 2005. A full-scale replica of the lower portion of a large generic tree including roots and trunk. ReConstitution is constructed from a variety of salvaged wood products including dimensional lumber, plywood, particle board, and millwork. Currently on loan to the Portland Art Museum by the Bonnie Bronson Collection, Reed College.
You Are Here
You Are Here presents an immense map of the world created with 20,000 potted plants for The Festival of Flowers in Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, Oregon. People from across the globe interacted by finding their country and conversing with strangers.
House Trap is a human-size trap in the form of an iconic house. This installation playfully addresses the conundrum of personal freedom vs. societal traps of any form; be it job security or the exchange of personal privacy for increased national security.
Guise, a 7-foot wide American flag suspended from a modified electric garage door mechanism moves toward participant and wraps around them as they are seated.
100 white shirts twist in the breeze of electric fans. Kinetic installation at Nihon University Museum of Art, Tokyo. 2012.
288 pieces of randomly chosen clothing made in 42 countries form an American flag (less than 7% were made in the USA).
Love Thy Neighbor
Rewired bread-makers, tent poles and felt rockets explore the absurdity of short-range missile warfare. 2015.
Are You Listening?
Upside down coffee pots flap their lids (seen as mouths and jaws) in cacophonous conversations.
An American flag made of plastic shopping bags inflates and deflates continuously. Kinetic installation at The Portland Art Museum. With artist LeBrie Rich.
Tyranny of Conformity
45 bowling ball “faces” turn to follow one’s movement through the gallery. Sound collage of booing and cheering accompanies movement.
Pennies and bread of equal value arranged in a pattern on the gallery floor - 7,800 pennies and 55 loaves of bread.