PARCH [detail]    2015    Acrylic, plaster, carbon and salt on wood panels   Believing that there is no distinction between environmental and humanitarian concerns, inspired by the view from the top of Telescope Peak looking out over a landscape altered by California’s ongoing drought, the diptych PARCH is an attempt to articulate to the viewer the intensity and terror of that which is already in motion: cataclysmic change that has etched itself visibly into the land, seas, and skies with an alarming rapidity. Rather than in some unforeseeable future, we are already witnesses to what may be the irreversible summation of human history.

PARCH [detail]

2015

Acrylic, plaster, carbon and salt on wood panels

Believing that there is no distinction between environmental and humanitarian concerns, inspired by the view from the top of Telescope Peak looking out over a landscape altered by California’s ongoing drought, the diptych PARCH is an attempt to articulate to the viewer the intensity and terror of that which is already in motion: cataclysmic change that has etched itself visibly into the land, seas, and skies with an alarming rapidity. Rather than in some unforeseeable future, we are already witnesses to what may be the irreversible summation of human history.

  PARCH, installation view, Right Window Gallery, 2015

PARCH, installation view, Right Window Gallery, 2015

  PARCH [detail right panel], 2015

PARCH [detail right panel], 2015

  PARCH [detail left panel], 2015

PARCH [detail left panel], 2015