Sculpture and Installations

Self powered gallery

2011 installation at George Mason University’s Container Space Gallery:  http://www.containerspace.org/home/past-2

Sunbuggy

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The Sunbuggy is an all terrain solar powered video display. The video displayed is titled Juice, a silent short edited from archival footage about electricity production. Materials: Solar panel, galvanized steel, plastic wheels, battery, voltage inverter, electrical wiring, automotive lighting, LCD video monitor.

Dimensions: 36″ high by 38″ wide by 36″ deep

 

Greenhouse Effect

Greenhouse effect test

Greenhouse Effect explores the impact of our electricity consumption through the lens of an electric meter.

A glass globe salvaged from an old electric meter has been converted into a terrarium. Inside the terrarium live plants surround a lump of coal. Over time, the terrarium fogs up and the plants slowly turn brown and die.

 

Materials: electric meter globe, forged steel, native Appalachian plants, and coal.

Dimensions: 18″high by 14″ wide by 14″ deep

 

 

Push It

push it KBPush It is a pedal powered video player that allows viewers to create the power that plays a video loop about the human use of pedal power throughout history.

Materials: welded steel, salvaged bicycle, video monitor, dynamo and belts.

Dimensions: 30″high by 14″ wide by 54″ long

 

 

Splitscreen installation

Splitscreen-1 Splitscreen-2 The Splitscreen is a rear screen video projection on a coal truck windshield. The driver’s side features a coal truck driver talking about the challenges he faces at work, and the passengers side features the voices of coalfield residents who have lost loved ones to accidents with coal trucks. I used outtakes from the Coal Bucket Outlaw documentary to produce this three dimensional conversation starter.

Materials: Coal Truck Windshield, diamond plate aluminum, exhaust pipe, truck mirrors, video projection, sound system.

Dimensions: 48″wide by 38″ high by 88″ long

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