I am always drawn to modern and contemporary art that uses a grid.
I wanted to make a grid piece. This was decision one. I wanted an
irregular punctuation in my grid. Decision two was the choice of
following the digits in the number Pi to set up a seemingly random
sequence. From these two seminal boundaries came the action of a
diary, an accounting of change in time.
“Transcendental Number”, the number Pi, as “Personal
Chronogram”, a diary, accounts changes. Changes that are analogous
in increment and character to the changes that we experience from
day to day. The “same but different” as we are “same
but different” from one day to the next.
The materials components that reflect the “same but different”
principle included 10” crocheted fiberglass doilies which
can be clean, puddled with resin, translucent colorless, translucent
with color, painted with enamel, whole or partial; a base or pedestal
made from a variety of scrap chunks of wood, similar in construction,
to hold each doily at different distances from the wall which affect
the third material, the shadow. The character of shadow is determined
by distance of doily from wall, by light source(s), and by translucency
and texture of the crocheted fiberglass. Each, in relation the other,
registers changes in character as effected by environmental and
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