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I've worked with faces & figures in costume for years, at times culminating in performance & at times as pure sculpture. I alternate between searching for the sublime & expressing anguish & sorrow through distortion & decay. Since verbal language seems so inadequate to me, the challenge is to find ways to translate my ideas into an abstracted form in hopes of condensing them into visual poetry. That's the carrot. It's hard to hit the mark so one keeps pushing.
You can see more of my work and a bio at the following link.
The Dust Bowl, a Ken Burns film, premieres November 18-19, 8-10 P.M. ET on PBS.
The film "chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history..." beautiful photography and seldom seen movie footage
This is especially interesting to me because I grew up in Kansas which is one of the principal locations where this occurred. Eerie dust storms were still happening…Continue