Dust to Dust, 2018. Photographic documentation of performances to camera.
The imperfections within the natural and built environment were recorded by the drawing of cracks using charcoal. This process was ruining the paper surface with the drawing material as well as my own saliva in an attempt to find the golden section/ratio on the page. The obsessive nature of perfecting follows through to the eventual ruin of the work itself. I set fire to the drawings and recorded this process. The resulting ash was then used as a face mask in order to try to cover the cracks on my ageing face. As the ash dried, the cracks were proliferated connecting back to the imperfections found within nature. The relentless and yet futile quest circles back on to itself, as if the very materiality of my body and its position in the material world is found.