WORKSCULPTURE → INSTALLATIONS

Seemingly Unconnected Events

2007-2017

Plaster, cast into coiled newspaper molds and plastic non-recyclable consumer goods packaging. The newspaper molds are burned, in some cases removed from the organic plaster casts leaving residue of text, color and singe marks on their complex surfaces.

Shown installed in two site specific locations and in several stacked and intertwined variations. Sized variable.

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Consuming Questions

2016

contemporary consumer goods encased in red Missouri mud stabilized with PVA, variations for three sites shown
40-26’l x 5.5’ average height x 48” d.

Photos: E.G. Schempf

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Homage: Incidents on the Missouri River

2017

Installation for Tributary at Healthy River’s Partnership, West Bottoms, Kansas City, Missouri, Missouri River sand and silt stabilized by local sorghum syrup, HO scale train model objects, 100’L x 3” H and 14” average width.

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Oblivion Screen

(Seemingly Unconnected
Events 2)

installation at H&R Block Artspace, Kansas  City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
2011

sound and video projection, plastic packaging from personal consumption 2007-11, newspaper- twisted and charred, 8 x 15 x 9, ’(available space)

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Sewing the Sea Blanket and Strange Simultaneity

An installation and action with video projection at H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.

2002

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Dekalb Farmland Project: and You Must Always Begin From the Ground and Conversations About Deklab

2001-2002

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Light and Shade Summer

Installation overview October 1997, The Chair Building, Kansas City, MO

uprooted and inverted castor plants, steel hooks, drawings, light-Derek Porter Studio, 12,000 sq feet of darkness with plants in lighted area, 70’ x12’ x 7’, drawings 11’ x 30’.

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Revering Substances: A Garden Not Intended to Grow

University Minnesota, Morris, MN.

1991

Corn kernels and earth in alternating rows 18’ square, inverted indigenous plants.

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