or How small we really are compared to the cthonic deep.
Made from Wood ash, foraged seaweed, concrete, acrylic, oil, aerosol, damar, uv archival spray.
48" x 48"
I wanted to create a piece that explored volcanism and the fragility of surface-life on earth. I began by painting scenes of human life and integrating wild foraged seaweed, then entombed the entire thing in a thick layer of gooey paint and sifted untreated wood ash from a great height over the work. It pulsates with little glimmers of the world hidden behind the ash and speaks to the totality of oblivion and the smallness of life as we know it.