The Phillips celebrates the fifth anniversary of its Intersections contemporary art series with Intersections@5, an exhibition comprising work by 20 of the participating artists. In this blog series, each artist writes about his or her work on view.
I wanted to make a reduction in scale from my large paperwork, and as we all know when we reduce the scale of large objects, detail is increased. What I’ve done here is a very large reduction resulting in a very large introduction of hyper detail. The vinyl has allowed me to introduce this hyper detail by its flexibility; I am able to form, bend, and cut it to achieve a state of detail that is unattainable at a large scale. In addition to the change in detail there is an obvious change in form, from biomorphic to rigidly geometric…I enjoy playing with these disparities.