In his essay "From Things Flow What We Call Time" Timothy Morton writes:
Again: before it is Nature, ecology is coexistence. Ecology is weird because it is the uncanny realisation that there were always already other beings. Awareness of ecological beings – a meadow, a city, a coral reef, a microbe – is in a loop.
Weaving - as a practice, history, and metaphor - forms the core of my research and creative work. I draw from pre-historical traditions that rely on the simple interlocking of threads, yet also utilize contemporary practices intertwining digital technology, collaboration, site-specific projects, and social engagement.
Using landscape as a consistent subject and weaving as a persistent practice, my work is conceptually grounded in questions of representation, permanence, technological flux, objecthood and material history. I develop strategies for establishing relationships between the landscape and that which inhabits and helps constitute it: humans, rocks, trees, water, etc.
My work utilizes performance, video, textiles and sculpture to propose a location for dialogue between the landscape, humans, and objects. As a material foundation, specifically designed vernacular textiles address their surrounding landscapes and serve as intermediary devices between humans and the other occupants of a space.