I am interested in investigating individual and collective memory and how they build
the foundation of our identity. I am especially attracted to the vulnerability of memory:
what happens when a disorder disrupts the patterns that code our thoughts, skills, and
sense of who we are. Fragility and transformations are an integral part of my work.
Who we are is contingent on what and how we remember. Through memory, I explore
ideas of identity, gender, transmission, and visibility.
In my work, I use materials like aircraft cable, concrete, glass, mirrors, and charcoal that
are combined with other seemingly more docile: fabrics, cotton, talcum powder, and
cold porcelain. These two categories bring together the components of vigor and
precariousness present in the construction of who we are.
This almost necessary duality operates as alchemical materials do: they work in synergy
Texts, poems, and human voices are incorporated into my works as a palimpsest of