Bitmap Lace

The “Bitmap Machine” was used to create a series of prints which determine a random placement and orientation of each individual print from “The Lace Project.”

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R.t.A.o.A.F.M.

For “Remastering the Anthology of American Folk Music” (“R.t.A.o.A.F.M.”) I listened to Harry Smith’s influential “Anthology” while engraving a circular copper plate. These records could both be printed on a press and played on a turntable. This project attempted the strangeness of this record, which nurtured the revival of American folk music and its link […]

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Inside Out Printer Improvised Explosive Device (I.O.P. I.E.D.)

In “Inside Out Printer Improvised Explosive Device” (I.O.P. I.E.D.) I explode printer toner onto glass plates. These plates form a cross section of an explosion. I also use these plates to create photographic prints. “Wild Blue Yonder I (I.O.P. I.E.D.),” 42.5 inches x 34.5 inches (22.25 x 17.25 inches each) cliché verre chromogenic prints “Wild […]

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Brick Houses

To design the “Brick Houses” I created a set of parameters based on traditional brick laying patterns. I developed a complex system to randomly determine the placement of bricks within these parameters. I realized the sculpture with Lego toys. Brick House 1 and Brick House 1 Plans, 2012, ABS Polymer and  Typology of Relief Prints, 10 x 10 […]

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Bitmap Machine

“The Bitmap Machine” is a printmaking technique based on letterpress technology. A grid (chase) of square lead blocks (em quads) is lowered upon a corresponding grid of holes. These holes are randomly filled with ball bearings by shaking the entire apparatus. The square lead blocks are pushed upward when lowered upon the ball bearings in […]

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