Relics of Experience, 2014
Relics of Experience is located outside the Burke Museum in order to inspire a dialogue of inquiry and wonder about collecting as it relates to nature, history, and living experience. The piece is made up of a series of ceramic boxes that are filled with responses to and representations of various artifacts from the Burke’s collection.
Collection, Compulsion, Consumption, 2009
Plastic, Ceramic, Aluminum, Glass
The centerpiece of Collection, Compulsion, Consumption is a lens made from over 40,000 plastic straws. It is flanked by two busts made from melted plastic cups, and the entire storefront window is framed by ceramic mugs that read “Smile and Happiness”.