Do you have a growing distrust in the truth of the visual world around you? Are you suspicious about the persistence of pixilation? As for myself I increasingly feel the need to double check my presence through touch, in the attempt to bridge the gap between a visual appearance and the kinetic experience of being alive. As an everyday record, I transfer my changing profile as a landscape of assurance onto paper.
an ongoing video series since 2017
graphite frottage on paper
single channel video
Double Check #31 at the International Limestone Coast Video Art Festival, 2020 – winner of the competition
Garten der Kuenstler, Tulln, Austria, curated by Wolfgang Giegler
BEST AFTER, Praxis Artspace, Bowden, SA, Group Show with Renate Nisi and Liz Butler
the Whyalla art Prize 2017 (highly commended)
In these drawings, the paper is warped into three-dimensional forms through the pressure against the underlying landscape. The paper captures the tracks inscribed into skin, thereby replicating almost a ghost of a portrait.