Selected Early Works

        In these selected works, the focus on sculpture and photography led to the development of an installational approach to how images are viewed. As a means of exploring the tenuous relationship between the printed image and what is being represented, I placed the photograph, reconstructed through the folding process, on top or around the original object that it captures. These prints may resemble their subject but the difference is accentuated through manipulation. By bending and folding the images, I investigate their existence as physical objects. A photograph's capacity to be altered reveals the capability to create new meaning through modification. This transition from image to object becomes the focus of my visual research. The once single-plane object becomes a multifaceted sign with the potential of a seemingly infinite amount of interpretive possibilities.