This work is based on a series inspired by Roschart’s ink blot tests. This portrays the idea of testing ones memory for remembering events and imagery based on one’s experience. It challenges the viewer to focus on patterns and colours to create combinations and imagery of familiarity. India Ink, […]
Reflecting urban growth in Calgary, organic motifs represent the four city quadrants, vertically and horizontally bisected by transportation corridors, with human figures indicating population disbursement. A hybridized bicycle/auto wheel, supported by a horizontally positioned oil derrick, alludes to the emotional and economic conflict between the oil industry and environmental […]
Based on William McElcheran’s iconic Conversation sculpture, Walk the Talk assigns properties of a photographic negative to the businessmen, implicating that their discussion holds less significance than the conversations with pedestrian viewers, affirming the precedence of public dialogue with urban art.
Situated along a major urban transportation artery, and inviting visual conversation, Jaume Plensa’s Wonderland sculpture, inspires exploration. By abstracting and reinterpreting salient elements of physical materiality, site placement, and accessibility, this work examines the diverse viewing experiences of motorists and pedestrians passing the Encana Bow Tower in Calgary.