Lessons series, 2003 Collographs with china marker The Lessons series is made from the clash of objective systems and messy social reality. Each plate is of a social situation with a language system designed to reduce variability or confusion written over top (symbolic logic, phenomnic alphabet, Morse code, star navigation charts). In each case, the intent and the result(s) are at odds.
Experiments with Plants series, 2006 Collographs with gauche, 19 x 13″ The Experiments with Plants series shows an alternative scientific research method where “nature” has as much agency as the scientists and where the plants are active participants in the experiments, and perhaps even experimenters themselves. The reframing of the relationship between the plants and the scientists create a self-conscious science “fiction.”