Pyxis Awry XVI", riverstone/pigmented and sealed steel,, 16.5"h x29"w x5"d (42x 74x 13cm)

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Pyxis is a small and faint constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin for a mariner's compass   Pyxis is completely visible in latitudes south of 53 degrees north from January through March.

awry  1 : in a turned or twisted position or direction: askew      2 : off the correct or expected course: amiss

The works in this series feature a “vessel” form - historically understood in art and literature as a

symbol or metaphor for the self, a group of people, human kind. If the vessel's compass is awry it will likely end up adrift, untethered, off course.

My intent is raise questions as to personal (or a group) decisions/courses of action and

shed light on the resulting consequences, whether they are personal, political, environmental.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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