My Father's form has played a central role in the development of my art life. Somehow his form has touched me in the deepest and most fundamental of ways. Every time I study it, I learn more about how I feel about him and of course myself.
Satori is a Japanese Buddhist term for "Enlightenment". Buddhist teachings explain that our perceptions of reality are built on the foundation of ego.
This nude of my father is my study on how data flows through the human corpus collosum. We all exist as split personalities: spiritual and operational.
Dietro di me is a larger-than-life sculpture of a my father. A series of cross-sections of his naked body glazed onto sheets of structural glass. The work explores those times when even the most supportive parent is not there and one learns to be truly alone.
This piece zooms subatomic space to the resolution of human understanding. It gives us the opportunity to digest how matter is a matter of perception. We are made up of largely empty space.