Industrial Park #1
26" x 34" x 7"d; wood, paper maché, sphagnum moss, acrylic paint
Industrial Park #III
72" x 48" x 12"d; wood, paper maché, sphagnum moss, lucite window, acrylic paint
49" x 19 1/2" x 3 1/2"d.; wood, paper maché, lucite window, acrylic paint
This sculpture has copies of the citizenship status form I-9 pasted on it, and refers to the policy of requiring employers to certify immigration status of employees, thus making it much harder for undocumented immigrants to find employment. Illegalizing people doesn't stop them from getting jobs. It just increases the likelihood that they won't get paid for their work.
Reliquary: Finger Bones of the President
24" x 24" x 28"h.; plaster, wax figures, acrylic paint, paper
This term is one of my favorite oxymorons. These sculptures are a bit angrier than the others.