SRD puttering about: MFA studio in Process

Thinking

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Water Projects: Wetlands, Marshes, Swamps, Bogs, the story of dematerialized liminal spaces

Water In water, I’m interested in the social, economic, environmental, and cultural relationship that we have with water and all the challenges that are related to that. On the negative side of the equation, we have droughts and pollution, soil erosion , sea level rise, climate related issues that we’re all facing and dealing with.… Read More ›

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VIDEO: “Untitled” – A New Direction, New Possibilities

This work is a turning point in my understanding of my practice. Modeling possible directions from the results of research, reading, process writing, test shooting, sketching and discussing my ideas with Lance, Amy and my cohort, has allowed me to imagine a direction where the different ideals of art making I am captivated by, can coexist in my practice.

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WRITING: The Potential of a New Direction, Clearer Intentions

I am embarking on a new phase of my practice, that I have been developing over the semester through writing, research and trial and error… Here is the newest version of my artist statement which present this new opportunity.

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SRD In Practice: Mind Maps

Mapping Process, Methods, Ideas, Theories, Research into models of understanding… Taxonomy of influences; Themes and patters; Process Methodology

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FAIL PROJECTS: Installation- BDG

¡ Trigger warnings . : . NSFW content!
This was another pass at my Mandingo series of works, attempting to present data and information while also creating a specific type of environment.

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IN PASSING: P3n1s Drawings

Continuing with my penis sketches on sticky notes, which will eventually become Penis paintings…
Here the question is when does obsessive behavior become a sickness.
Men obsess on their penises continually from birth to death.
(no matter what they say)

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VIDEO: Introduction- On SRD’s Practice

Here is a 2min introduction video made to help contextualize my new work in relationship with my practice as a whole. It was made for our current Covid world, when we could not do a presentation of our practice to the incoming MFA cohort.

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VIDEO: Marsh on Fury…

These videos were part of an attempt at working with images of Marsh grasses, both invasive Phragmites and other native grasses. I say attempt as I am still trying to understand how the different types of materials I have can be challenged to leave behind their “nature doc” feel and go somewhere else. The combination… Read More ›