This animated video was created to bring to life the backlit painted beings created for the art installation "the END is the beginning".
Light, motion, human-like figures not necessarily human – painting this alternate world (connected to and reflective of my familiar world) jolts my perceptions.
I strive to take the viewer to a place that allows them to reflect on their relationship to their world.
This installation deals with beginnings and endings. What may appear to be an end may be a beginning. I search for kernels of hope amidst adversity; spirit surpassing challenges; connections, compassion and empathy rather than discord ...
The installation in its entirety can be experienced through the month of November 2015 at the Old Court House Arts Center on the historic Woodstock, IL square.