work > twenty-four hours of silence (56 grams)

watch side I
watch side I
hand filed and hammered silver dust, hand filed silver rod, silk
2020

On the sixth of September, 2019, I filed in my studio for twenty-four hours. During this "performance" I collected fifty-six grams of silver filings—"dust." Each dust pile is a porous artifact—a document bearing marks from the process, while memorializing time and highlighting materiality.

what was once whole is broken down—sifted, shifted, shaken, revived—(seemingly) unscathed