ARTWORK > NOTATIONS




The process of examining old and new side-by-side continues to sustain my understanding of art as always already in relationship to objects from different prehistoric and historic periods. This includes rock formations, such as the marble used in carving, that exceed any human lifespan.

During a visit to Rome I spent time looking at the representation of cloth and hair carved in marble sculpture. The sculptures are roughly 1800 years old. Weaving has existed for at least 7500 years. The marble is millions of years old.

The NOTATIONS pieces consist mainly of photographs of carved hair and garments I find in classical marble sculpture. The photographs are transferred to fabric. I use thread to annotate the images with diagrams that I find in various weaving manuals, particularly in Anni Albers' seminal book On Weaving.