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__*__ (Anger), 2016
Polyurethane, led lights, plastic bags
11 x 11 x 11 inches (27.94 x 27.94 x 27.94 cm)




No Drab Socks (Disgust), 2016
Epoxy clay, spray paint, steel, paint, feather boa, plastic, fringe, socks, buttons,
paper, crystal clear resin, led lights, walnut, brass, fake leaves, velvet, wood
56 x 42 x 30 inches (142.24 x 106.68 x 76.20 cm)




No Drab Socks (Disgust) (detail), 2016
Epoxy clay, spray paint, steel, paint, feather boa, plastic, fringe, socks, buttons,
paper, crystal clear resin, led lights, walnut, brass, fake leaves, velvet, wood
56 x 42 x 30 inches (142.24 x 106.68 x 76.20 cm)




Here to Help, 2016
Wearable sleeping bags, aluminum wire, duct tape, epoxy clay, 3-d printed cereal,
plastic chain, fake leaves, sand, CNC milled foam, concrete, rockite, paint,
hardware, incense sticks, polyurethane
approx: 40 x 66 x 52 inches (101.60 x 167.64 x 132.08 cm)




My Busy World (Joy leading Sadness), 2016
Aluminum, polyurethane, fake rabbit's feet, steel, spray paint, 3-d printed cereal,
foam, epoxy clay, sharpie, duct tape
56 x 30 x 30 inches (142.24 x 76.20 x 76.20 cm)




My Busy World (Joy leading Sadness) (detail), 2016
Aluminum, polyurethane, fake rabbit's feet, steel, spray paint, 3-d printed cereal,
foam, epoxy clay, sharpie, duct tape
56 x 30 x 30 inches (142.24 x 76.20 x 76.20 cm)




Tall Toys, No Noise (Fear), 2016
Plexiglass, plastic chain, epoxy clay, hardware, brass wire, brass wool,
various stones, led lights, wood, paint
each tower: 66 x 16 x 16 inches (167.74 x 40.64 c 40.64 cm)




Tall Toys, No Noise (Fear) (detail), 2016
Plexiglass, plastic chain, epoxy clay, hardware, brass wire, brass wool,
various stones, led lights, wood, paint
each tower: 66 x 16 x 16 inches (167.74 x 40.64 c 40.64 cm)




Leibig Chalice 1, 2016
gold-plated ostrich egg, resin, steel, plasti-dip, assorted objects
18 x 18 x 52 inches (45.72 x 45.72 x 132.08 cm)




Dream (Nihilismus), 2016
plexiglass, ribbon, steel, electric motor, arduino board, sensors, magnets
18 x 18 x 124 inches (45.72 x 45.72 x 314.96 cm)




God's Wisdom, 2016
Steel, brass wool, magic sculpt, blue foam, expanding foam, paint, fake hair, ribbon,
plastic, led lights, custom duvet, down comforter, queen bed
60 x 80 x 58 inches (152.40 x 203.20 x 147.32 cm)




God's Wisdom (detail), 2016
Steel, brass wool, magic sculpt, blue foam, expanding foam, paint, fake hair, ribbon,
plastic, led lights, custom duvet, down comforter, queen bed
60 x 80 x 58 inches (152.40 x 203.20 x 147.32 cm)




Wolf, 2016
blue foam, aluminum, expanding foam, sneakers, spray paint, magic smooth, magic sculpt,
plasti-dip, custom t-shirt, rope
42 x 19 x 18 inches (106.68 x 48.26 x 45.72 cm)




Comfort Zone #5 (Mind the Gap, Praise the Curve), 2016
plexiglass, resin, assorted objects, led lights
12 x 48 x 12 inches (30.48 x 121.92 x 30.48 cm)




Feast of the Mau Mau, 2015
Modified blackamoor, from The Bombay Company, paint, foam, magic sculpt, plexiglass,
speaker, corn starch, water, pigment, shorts, carpet, fiberglass, steel, resin
31 x 48 x 48 inches (78.74 x 121.92 x 121.92 cm)




How It Is, 2014
3-D printed chameleon, chain, all chromed
Dimensions variable




King's Dominion (Guilt), 2015
steel, sand, propane, copper piping, spray paint, rutilated quartz, stone dice, 24k gold plated
turtle shell, glass, plush toys, copper wire, resin
46 x 28 x 28 inches (116.84 x 71.12 x 71.12 cm)




Without polish (Care), 2014
Steel, marble, 3-D printed plastic, paint, flowers, tchotchke, trash, paper clip
28 x 28 x 60 inches (71.12 x 71.12 x 152.40 cm)




Without polish (Care), 2014
(detail)




Hive (Want), 2014
trash can, plexiglass, fake pearls, rose lenses, wood, custom m&ms, reindeer moss,
LED lights, copper wire, plastic
24 x 24 x 33 inches (60.96 x 60.96 x 83.82 cm)




Hive (Want), 2014
(detail)




Chicken bone, chicken bone (Need), 2014
Steel, trash can, paint, plexiglass, trash, custom plastic bag, cut up credit card,
mylar balloon, cast chicken bones, candy, test tube, magic sculpt, ostrich egg, plastic
butterfly, magnets, napkins, slinky, change purse, iron filings, lobster oven mitt
36 x 36 x 52 inches (91.44 x 91.44 x 132.08 cm)




Chicken bone, chicken bone (Need), 2014
(detail)




The Conditionals of Birth Are Beyond Tenses 1, 2013
Ostrich egg, graphite, paint, plexiglass, shellac, mica, dust, spray paint, expanding foam
8 x 11 x 8 inches (20.32 x 27.94 x 20.32 cm)




Comfort Zone #3 (Heaven is for smokers and non-smokers alike), 2014
wood, plexiglass, e-cigarettes, fog machine, arduino board, exhaust fans, copper wire, LED light fixtures




Comfort Zone #2 (Enlightenment), 2014
wood, plexiglass, brass beads, resin, custom M&Ms, digital c-prints, reindeer moss, snail shell, paint, copper wire, magic sculpt, seashells, dragon balls, marbles, LED light fixtures




Spit Lagoon, 2014
Blue foam, expanding foam, dirt and detritus, reindeer moss, spray paint, plastic, resin, cast onion shell, plaster, snail shell, wire, custom M&Ms, brass, dime, Magic Sculpt, soldering wire, wall burn
21 x 16 x 20 inches (53.34 x 40.64 x 50.80 cm)




Spit Lagoon, 2014
(detail)




Spit Lagoon, 2014
(detail)




Probabilities (Bad at Math), 2014
Blue foam, expanding foam, dirt and detritus, reindeer moss, spray paint, plastic, woven steel pipe, cast onion shell, erasers, plug, paint, screws, plexiglass, aluminum, brass, asphalt, soldering wire, bonito flakes, wall burn
20 x 15 x 22 inches (50.80 x 38.10 x 55.88 cm)




Probabilities (Bad at Math), 2014
(detail)




Probabilities (Bad at Math), 2014
(detail)




Clouds no Sky, 2014
plexiglass, copper wire, toy chain, detritus




Ozymandias, 2014
Ironman mask, blue foam, expanding foam, magic sculpt, taxidermy eyes, sodium borate crystallized on fabric




Untitled, 2014
iPad holder, spray paint, copper wire, detritus, plexiglass




Absent Mind, 2014
iPad holder, spray paint, copper wire, detritus, plexiglass, chocolate, sodium borate




Spiegel Leben 1, 2013
epoxy clay, broken and polished gobstoppers, polished stones, plexiglass
12 x 12 x 14 in/ 30.48 x 30.48 x 35.56 cm




Spiegel Leben 2, 2013
epoxy clay, broken and polished gobstoppers, polished stones, vitrified slag from municipal waste, plexiglass
12 x 12 x 14 in/ 30.48 x 30.48 x 35.56 cm




ProBio
organized by Josh Kline as part of EXPO:1 MoMA PS1, New York
May 12 - September 2, 2013

installation view




Sunshine, 2013
bronze plexiglass, lamp, melted gummi bears, paint, gravel, pop rocks, spit
24 x 24 x 80 in/ 60.96 x 60.96 x 203.2 cm




Not Yet Formatted (On Sight), 2013
water, glass bowls, water pump, vinyl tubing, speaker, amplifier, wood, articulated arm, camera
dimensions variable




Not Yet Formatted (Eggs), 2013
superabsorbent polymer, food coloring, paper, water
dimensions variable




Take it Easy, Caliban, 2011
gobstoppers, charcoal filter, cocktail umbrella, stone, shelf
8 x 3 x 2 in/ 20.32 x 7.62 x 5.08 cm




Where the Bee Sucks there Suck I..., 2011
nautilus shells, speaker
6 x 6 x 3 in/ 15.24 x 15.24 x 7.62 cm




Petrichor
Audio Visual Arts - New York, NY
November 13, 2011 - January 22, 2012

installation view