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  • Not This, Not That
    Not This, Not That 
    2018
    Installation _ size variable 
    Tyvek, inks, acrylic and dry pigment

    Folded exhibition M. David & Co., Brooklyn, NY
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    Not This, Not That _ detail
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    Not This, Not That _ detail
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    Not This, Not That _ detail
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    Not This, Not That _ detail
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    Not This, Not That _ detail
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    Not This, Not That _ detail
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  • Not This, Not That
    Not This, Not That - one of the pieces which makes up the entire structure
    Tyvek, ink, acrylic and pigments
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    Not This, Not That - one of the pieces which makes up the entire structure
    Tyvek, ink, acrylic and pigments
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  • Not This, Not That
    Not This, Not That - one of the pieces which makes up the entire structure
    Tyvek, ink, acrylic and pigments
    960,958
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  • Not This, Not That
    Not This, Not That - one of the pieces which makes up the entire structure
    Tyvek, ink, acrylic and pigments
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    Not This, Not That 
    in the Folded exhibition at M. David and Co., Brooklyn, NY
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Not This, Not That

Here, in "Not This, Not That", I am drawing from Goya's powerful and disturbing painting; Witches Flight, three female witches flying in the air, a Male figure, cloaked in black, completely covering his head and face. The picture has space without environment. No register of air: no atmospheric movement.

Like Goya's Witches Flight; "Not This, Not That" is a synthesis and manifestation of inner truths. The floating bodies, condemned souls, represents for me, elements of the self, seeking understanding and acceptance, most importantly for the self. The Male figure; that part of us hiding from our truths.

The works in this series are as much about their own presence and “object-ness” as their underlying narratives related to the bodily self and consciousness.

Layers of acrylic, powdered pigments and ink on Tyvek, which I’ve manipulated with heat as a substrate, result in a history of pieces; shreds, which are then assembled as larger structures or exist alone as evidence in the broader sense. In the making of these works, I conceive of them as both physical parts and embodied thought, pieces of history falling away and the engagement of new experiences.

This and That

You are hidden, you are manifest both
not this, not that, yet this and that
how can you be hidden when you're eternally plain to see
_ Fakhr al-Din ‘Iraqi, Mystic Poet 1213-1289

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