Broken-Hearted People Living in the World Agree (2022)
Ink printed on glass, wood, mixed media 6" x 6" X 1"
Five by five is a military designation that indicates both the clarity and the strength of a communications signal, each on a scale from 1-5. This series looks at the cultural messages that have been garbled, rendered meaningless, or grotesquely amplified by consumerism, extractive capitalism, prosperity gospel, and an over-reliance on technology.
Some of the pieces contain digitally manipulated images. Others are photographs of collages that include materials like paper, gold leaf, money, and plastic labels. All pieces are 5″ x 5″ x 1”, ink printed on glass (6″ x 6″ x 1″ framed).