Pain's Gray, 2015
vinyl on mixed media, 24 x 30 inches
Part of a larger body of work called Cloud Mind, after "the cloud of mind discharging its collected lightnings" (Steve Jonas, quoting Shelley in David Rattray's How I Became One of the Invisible). This series attempts to use text in an incantatory way - as attractor, condenser, accelerator. The text is intended to initiate and capture a coalescence and/or excrescence - to collect and cut and see what leaks out. The series is also informed by thoughts on atmopolitics, or the implications of our perception of the atmospheres in which we are embedded and interact (Sloterdijk).