Distant (2010)

Distant (2010) relies on mixed media and invites viewer interaction. A drafting table appears lit from above by a video projection. After sitting down, the viewer becomes drawn into a surface of soft, white flour on top of the table.  Moving the flour reveals hand-written prose on thin tracing paper. The stream of conscious writing shifts between documenting travel, relationships, and longing. As the viewer moves the flour to continue to read the text, the video from above shifts across the desk.  The video traces an abstract, perhaps imaginary, map that traverses the shifting topography -- the flour that the viewer shifted and moved. Across the gallery a journal appears in a folio case. Attached by a thin black cord, the folio case contains an inset video of another shifting landscape.