I live to explore many things and hope that my work inspires you to deeply experience the mysteries of life.
ARTIST STATEMENT 2018
Ritual matched with a multidisciplinary approach helps me discover the genuine. Sound, video, and performance release my fluttering spirit while my paintings and installations seek to ground it. Whether through a steady beat, repetitive movement, or purposeful brush stroke, meditating on the now is my process.
Amid jittering musical fragments, I’m interested in the difficulty of stillness amongst noise. For years I’ve performed as “Flutter” on stage. Today my stage is no longer limited to a physical location. It’s also online. Our digital connections are imperfect, making it a struggle to listen and be heard. My goal is to see beyond distraction and encourage others to look more carefully at themselves and the world around them.
Looking past the obvious, I closely observe and engage with media representations of women musicians and performers. The purpose is to explore sex, gender, and celebrity culture in an intentional way. It interests me how we are judged by the way we perform masculine or feminine, and what is gained or lost from these representations. Have we lost a connection to ourselves, to others, or are we emerging?