All the Places I’ve Never Been and Some I Have (one-person room series)

96″h x 36″w x 36″d
materials: red satin ribbon, souvenir spoons

All the Places I’ve Never Been and Some I Have is part sculpture, part installation where the viewer must inhabit the one-person room to receive the full experience. The unexpected chime of the spoons coupled with the shimmering red satin offer a singular place of solitude. Those who have entered share that, once inside, they have a transcendent experience that ranges from quiet mediation and relaxation to a squeezing claustrophobia and exultant rebirth. The chosen materials recall the artist’s memories of receiving tokens from her father on his return from places she imagined visiting – memories that have fueled her quest in understanding how place and identity are tied together.

Included in the Peace, What does it Mean to You exhibition, Breman Museum, Atlanta, GA, 2014 and Into the Nature at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

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