My work plays with conflicting narratives, witnessed in history and material culture and in my own role as a caregiver. Historically, the most revered metal wares were designed and made by men and cleaned and cared for by women. The invisibility of this tending is expressed in the gradual gathering of something as accumulated orange peels left behind by my children’s eating are cast in pewter and soldered to mimic and house deflated forms of a common child’s toy.

the gathering of something (2021-current)