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Sedimentary Delivery, 2016

Installed within the exhibition of A Smeary Spot (2015) at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. Made from office chair parts cast in sand and set on a pedestal of shipping boxes.

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Sedimentary Delivery, 2016, sand, office chair, shipping box, plastic straps, packing tape, and epoxy resin, 44 x 32 x 32 in.

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Sedimentary Delivery, 2016. Sand, office chair, shipping box, plastic straps, packing tape, and epoxy resin, 44 x 32 x 32 in.

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Detail of Sedimentary Delivery, 2016. Sand, office chair, shipping box, plastic straps, packing tape, and epoxy resin, 44 x 32 x 32 in.

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Detail of Sedimentary Delivery, 2016. Sand, office chair, shipping box, plastic straps, packing tape, and epoxy resin, 44 x 32 x 32 in.

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Detail of Sedimentary Delivery, 2016. Sand, office chair, shipping box, plastic straps, packing tape, and epoxy resin, 44 x 32 x 32 in.

Untitled, 2015

Installed within the exhibition of A Smeary Spot (2015) at Participant Inc., NY. An office chair is immobilized within a monolith made from compounded strata of sand and concrete.

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Untitled, 2015. Sand, concrete, Walmart office chair, woven polypropylene sand bags, India ink and epoxy resin, 65 x 21 1/4 x 25 inches

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Detail of Untitled, 2015. Sand, concrete, Walmart office chair, woven polypropylene sand bags, India ink and epoxy resin 65 x 21 1/4 x 25 inches

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Detail of Untitled, 2015. Sand, concrete, Walmart office chair, woven polypropylene sand bags, India ink and epoxy resin, 65 x 21 1/4 x 25 inches

 

Barrier Island, 2013
Sand is used to construct a pair of monolithic sculptures. The sand is imprinted with plastic castings of soles from running shoes, natural supplements and pages from a catalogue of Robert Mapplethorpe’s Flower series.

 

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Installation view of Barrier Island (Overextended Stay), 2013.

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Barrier Island (Overextended Stay), 2013. Sand, epoxy resin, cayenne, bee pollen, spirulina, beet powder, catalogue pages, bamboo, 78 1/4 x 32 x 3 1/2 inches

A.K. Burns, Barrier Island

Barrier Island (Overextended Stay), 2013. Sand, epoxy resin, cayenne, bee pollen, spirulina, beet powder, catalogue pages, coconut shell, 78 1/4 x 32 x 3 1/2 inches.

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Detail of Barrier Island (Overextended Stay), 2013