022 I Spy
27 x 39 in / 69 x 99 cm
Paper on a paper map
Black and white figures from 1980s book proofs on national geographic rips on color paper from summer camp on the back of a map of portland.
I wanted a lot of green, so I went to a thrift shop and got some NatGeos. I went border to border with only room for some lightning bolts of toxic color. The tree started with a strong trunk, then down to the delicate roots, then branched out.
The images that make up the tree envoke an array of ideas surrounding sex and women's rights. The tree is diverse and beautiful and apart of the world underneath. Unnatural color seems out of place, but the cracks are growing.
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