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Installation view, Photo by Jason Metcalf

  017 Dis/continuum solo exhibition at Central Utah Art Center  

  Click here to download exhibition catalog with essay by Jill Dawsey  

Dis/continuum uses topography and mineralogy as metaphors to examine cognitive boundaries, perception of landscape, and states of becoming rather than being. There are three components to the exhibition: Temporary Formations lists almost 200 terms for geographic landforms as vinyl text attached directly to the wall. Pile Gestalten explores the threshold where a few rocks or several rocks becomes a pile of rocks. Groups of various materials such as mulch, rock salt and gravel are arranged and outlined on the floor in an attempt to define their respective boundaries. And, Relational Wavespace: Mineral Crystals sonifies the molecular structures of mineral crystals, creating suites of pure sonic tones installed in the ceiling rafters.

The essay by Jill Dawsey, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Utah Museum of Fine Arts, places the work within a context of postminimalist installation, the Nonsites of Robert Smithson and the writings of Henri Lefebvre. Click link above to read the essay in pdf format.


Contents (click to jump):
  017a Installation views  
  017b Temporary Formations  
  017c Relational Wavespace: Mineral Crystals  









  017a Installation views (photos by Jason Metcalf)  

Temporary Formations
vinyl text
4 columns 9' tall each, 2011

Pile Gestalten
gravel, salt, mulch, rocks, electrical tape
variable dimensions, 2011

Relational Wavespace: Mineral Crystals
single-channel video, stereo sound, running time 16:00
LCD screen, HD media player, stereo speakers
variable dimensions, 2011


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  017b Temporary Formations (list form)  

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  017c Relational Wavespace: Mineral Crystals  

Click  here  to see video.

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  035 Patti Smith Italy Tour  
  034 Strata Systems v02_NIJIMI  
  033 Killer Road  
  032 The Year We Make Contact  
  031 Bessarabia Ghost Tapes  
  030 Strata Systems v01_LOCI  
  029 Performance at The Icebox for Shaping a Signal  
  028 A Strong Hand That Nonetheless Gets You Nowhere  
  027 Apple Blossom Time  
  026 Loci_Convergence  
  024 Loci_Palimpsest  
  023 The Ornithologist Ghosthunter  
  022 Erosion/Evaporation (Scan Reina Sofia)  
  021 Interview in Post New Magazine  
  020 Haeinsa_Palimpsest  
  018 High and Low (Sightlines)  
  017 Dis/continuum  
  016 Cathedral Scan  
  015 Suomenlinna Ornithological Society  
  014 Loci_  
  012 Topoextension  
  011 ATS02: Solve  
  010 Interview with Belinda Haikes  
  007 ATS01: Wisp  
  006 ATS00: Catch  
  005 Moby the Mobile Projection Unit  
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