Thingness in doubt, 2023
In the process of restructuring my library during the COVID pandemic, I documented a seemingly exessive number of objects, documents, publications, found items within my familiar environment.
This ritualized, daily gesture continued over a period of 636 consecutive days, resulting in an accumulation approaching one thousand elements.
Natural lighting conditions, visible in each recording, made the passage of time perceptible as a unique temporal condition with each image.
The subtitle “Object lessons for things” frames a construct encompassing both - definitions of things in a philosophical context - as well as conceptual and psychoanalytic models of objects. An accompanying publication pairs a large number of forms, invoking a sense of doubt and an ongoing search to articulate new meaning through a reconsidered frame of reference.
Thingness in doubt, 2023, inkjet on archival paper, 8.5” x 11.5”, each element of approximately 1000