"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation
"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation

(left to right) The Elephant, The Break, Mary Kay & Saint-Germain, Sag Harbor Kemet Camp

As installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY in 2014.

 

"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation
"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation

(left to right) The Elephant, The BreakMary Kay & Saint-GermainSag Harbor Kemet Camp

As installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY in 2014.

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY, 2014

Sag Harbor shells in dime bags stapled onto silk velvet which has been painted, dyed & burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, sneaker sole rubber on foam, iron hooks, backscratcher, brass lamp, earring hooks, patchouli perfume, one-hitter pipe, shine-thru & glow & burns

84 in. x 60 in. x 30 in.

 

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Sneaker sole rubber base, brass lamp, silk velvet with devoré drawings

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Shine-thru behind silk velvet, backscratcher, Sag Harbor shells in dimebags

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Velvet detail with hook

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Backscratcher holding up velvet 

Mary Kay & St. Germain
Mary Kay & St. Germain

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, 2014

Silk velvet which has been painted, dyed, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, crepe shoe sole rubber on foam, fake candle lamp, pink Mary Kay Mirror, shine-thru

120 in x 24 in x 24 in

Mary Kay & St. Germain (detail)
Mary Kay & St. Germain (detail)
The Break
The Break

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, 2014

Silk velvet which has been painted, dyed, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, bamboo backscratcher, crack pipes, iron hooks, parquet flooring, brass lamp, shine-thru

90 in x 80 in x 36 in

The Break (detail)
The Break (detail)

Backscratcher holds velvet on corner of parquet floor

The Break (detail)
The Break (detail)

crackpipes stab through velvet into the wall

The Elephant (detail)
The Elephant (detail)

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, 2014

Silk velvet which has been painted, dyed, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, velvet dust in porcelain cup, crepe shoe sole rubber, sneaker sole rubber on foam, brass chain, backscratcher, shine-thru

The Elephant (detail)
The Elephant (detail)
Fine, go ahead
Fine, go ahead

Silk velvet which has been dyed, painted, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, backscratchers, parquet flooring.

2014

Dipole
Dipole

2013

Silk velvet which has been dyed, painted, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, broken drumsticks, earring hooks, wood

13 in x 13 in x 13 in

Dipole (detail)
Dipole (detail)
Egyptian Religion Camp
Egyptian Religion Camp

2013

Two layers of silk velvet are burned out with a pattern, dyed, painted, and are hung on the wall with upholstery tacks. In between the two layers are seashells and a reflective metal plate which is hung at viewer’s approximate face height. Burn marks and layers of color are apparent on the iridescent velvet surface.

Get paid off of all of that
Get paid off of all of that

6 glass "love rose" crack pipes, Detroit postcard, silk velvet, Macy's Mall at Short Hills cosmetics and jewelry blueprint
2013

Two silk panels are devoured by patterns made from mall floor plan blueprints. One is dyed pink; one is dyed purple. The purple panel is laid on the floor, while the pink panel is stabbed with crack pipes which attach it to the wall. A purple hazed Detroit postcard hangs next to the pink wall hanging.

A version of this was shown in "Shrink It Pink It" at Cathouse Funeral Gallery in Brooklyn, 2014

"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation
"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)
Mary Kay & St. Germain
Mary Kay & St. Germain (detail)
The Break
The Break (detail)
The Break (detail)
The Elephant (detail)
The Elephant (detail)
Fine, go ahead
Dipole
Dipole (detail)
Egyptian Religion Camp
Get paid off of all of that
"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation

(left to right) The Elephant, The Break, Mary Kay & Saint-Germain, Sag Harbor Kemet Camp

As installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY in 2014.

 

"The Velvets": Columbia MFA Thesis Installation

(left to right) The Elephant, The BreakMary Kay & Saint-GermainSag Harbor Kemet Camp

As installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY in 2014.

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY, 2014

Sag Harbor shells in dime bags stapled onto silk velvet which has been painted, dyed & burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, sneaker sole rubber on foam, iron hooks, backscratcher, brass lamp, earring hooks, patchouli perfume, one-hitter pipe, shine-thru & glow & burns

84 in. x 60 in. x 30 in.

 

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Sneaker sole rubber base, brass lamp, silk velvet with devoré drawings

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Shine-thru behind silk velvet, backscratcher, Sag Harbor shells in dimebags

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Velvet detail with hook

Sag Harbor Kemet Camp (detail)

Backscratcher holding up velvet 

Mary Kay & St. Germain

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, 2014

Silk velvet which has been painted, dyed, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, crepe shoe sole rubber on foam, fake candle lamp, pink Mary Kay Mirror, shine-thru

120 in x 24 in x 24 in

Mary Kay & St. Germain (detail)
The Break

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, 2014

Silk velvet which has been painted, dyed, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, bamboo backscratcher, crack pipes, iron hooks, parquet flooring, brass lamp, shine-thru

90 in x 80 in x 36 in

The Break (detail)

Backscratcher holds velvet on corner of parquet floor

The Break (detail)

crackpipes stab through velvet into the wall

The Elephant (detail)

as installed at Fisher Landau Center for Art, 2014

Silk velvet which has been painted, dyed, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, velvet dust in porcelain cup, crepe shoe sole rubber, sneaker sole rubber on foam, brass chain, backscratcher, shine-thru

The Elephant (detail)
Fine, go ahead

Silk velvet which has been dyed, painted, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, backscratchers, parquet flooring.

2014

Dipole

2013

Silk velvet which has been dyed, painted, and burnt-out (devoré) by the artist, broken drumsticks, earring hooks, wood

13 in x 13 in x 13 in

Dipole (detail)
Egyptian Religion Camp

2013

Two layers of silk velvet are burned out with a pattern, dyed, painted, and are hung on the wall with upholstery tacks. In between the two layers are seashells and a reflective metal plate which is hung at viewer’s approximate face height. Burn marks and layers of color are apparent on the iridescent velvet surface.

Get paid off of all of that

6 glass "love rose" crack pipes, Detroit postcard, silk velvet, Macy's Mall at Short Hills cosmetics and jewelry blueprint
2013

Two silk panels are devoured by patterns made from mall floor plan blueprints. One is dyed pink; one is dyed purple. The purple panel is laid on the floor, while the pink panel is stabbed with crack pipes which attach it to the wall. A purple hazed Detroit postcard hangs next to the pink wall hanging.

A version of this was shown in "Shrink It Pink It" at Cathouse Funeral Gallery in Brooklyn, 2014

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