MAPPING THE INTANGIBLES
Mapping the Intangibles considers museological devices such as the grid, the specimen, the container and frame. I am particularly interested in how these structures and display devices reveal a value for administrative efficiency sometimes at the expense of what has been collected.
I arrange small worlds of ambiguous paper objects within conventional display structures. I choose to work with paper as it conveys the appearance of strength and fragility and may be manipulated, cut, stitched, stretched. Employing repetition, grids, rows and other measuring devices I explore the relationship and tension between a whole and its parts, between the frame and object contained within.
Mapping the Intangibles ultimately muses on the extent to which we can process, interpret and possibly know the world around us.