Acrylic, vulcanized rubber, cotton hoodies, rapid expanding foam
28 x 40 x 46 inches
the Garrett Morgan safety hood allowing the wearer to breathe in a hostile environment, 2018
Fabricated coat/hat rack, heavy canvas, plexiglass (sic)
36 x 72 x 6 inches
It's not always clear, in the moment or later, why something resonates. Lights and darks commingle as light itself in and around the space as well as in and around each object. They are inseparable with respect the thing itself and its metaphor. At the time, I thought nothing (itself yet another kind of absence/non/darkness). In hindsight, I thought of David Hammon's "In the Hood (Gray)." See below or here for more details.
In the Hood (Gray), 2016
Athletic sweatshirt hood, wire, monofilament