Staple Approach

mixed media installation, 2009
exhibition: Gestures, at The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

A stapler and sheets of paper flutter and vibrate as they approach the moment of their intended unification. Never quite making it though, the time before that moment is instead emphasized: slowing it down, reversing it, and drawing it out into an infinitely long state of anticipation.

The Mattress Factory's latest Gestures show is by turns sobering and touching, Pittsburgh City Paper, 11-19-09.

Artists air their personal struggles in Mattress Factory's latest 'Gestures' exhibit,
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 7-29-09.