New Work (in progress)

This work explores the lived experience through notions of time, belonging, generational relationships, and connection to place. Gestures of collecting and categorizing objects of nature speak to the innate human tendency to establish meaning through accessible, evocative material. Landscape is always present. We are linked, both physically and psychologically, to the spaces we occupy. Our stories are derived from them. Objects and images are multifaceted with meaning, as it pertains to time and kinship. A rock, for example, is both a symbol of time and balance, while it may also carry a different set of stories for each individual whom it interacts with. Glass rocks and found rocks occupy the same space to challenge our perception of time. Metaphors are constructed between the body and land to reveal both small and large moments of oneness. 

 

© Ali Deane 2018