A Systems Project
For two weeks I collected phrases and sentences. Friends contributed some in daily conversation while strangers unwittingly shared a few through overheard discourse. None were planned; none were asked for. I picked words that felt at least intriguing, or at most, bafflingly contradictory. “Today is not a day;” “Place is more than scenery;” “It's raining in my heart,”- some of these phrases contain personal meaning while others reveal a glimpse of someone else's life. I typed the chosen words onto strips of paper, created a three-dimensional piece, placed candles inside, and watched as their meanings evolved.