LIMITED LIKE A CIRCLE
Stained oak frame, metallic photo print, and blue bottle flies. Made from plastic bags washed up on the shores of Freshkills Park, this sculpture was placed into the Freshkills landscape. Flies huddle atop the frame together, hiding from bathers cast of the collagen-based adhesive.
A WOMAN ATTENDING FRESHKILLS PARK’S “OPEN HOUSE” GRAPS TWO OSPREY FEATHERS SHE FOUND. HER SUNHAT ECLIPSES HER HEAD AND PROVIDES THE LANDING PAD FOR A HOUSE FLY THE SIZE OF A BIRD.
Stained oak frame, metallic photo print, and house flies.
CITY FULL OF SOIL (ONE CHASE MANHATTAN PLAZA) Bricks made of collagen-based glue and sand, phragmites, mold, and hide. Bricks cast of the topmost layer of Freshkills Park’s ground, the layer that masks the landfill itself. What I call bone bricks are an aggregate of sand and dirt from the site held together by a collagen-based glue made from rawhide cooked eight hours.
TREES IN PERFECT CIRCLES ORGANIZED FROM THE TOP Phragmites, masking tape rolls, and minuature bricks made of sand and collagen-based glue. Inserted into Freshkills Alliance’s onsite office.
SPOTTED CAKE TOPPER Miniature stroller, crushed bee, rawhide, mold, masking tape rolls, collagen-based glue,
electric candle, and shelf.
KIDS WITH STICKS #3 Found plastic toy, chewed dog toy, miniature bricks made of sand and collagen-based glue, praying mantises, phragmites. Inserted into Freshkills Alliance’s onsite office.
MUD FROM THE GRAVE Paper Acropolis, plastic, Phragmites sprout, and soil from the planters outside of One Chase Manhattan Plaza. Inserted into Freshkills Alliance’s onsite office.