Conceptual Mandalas and Vortexes
Photography and Photographic Installations
The archetypal mandala (evident in nearly all human cultures throughout history) is often portrayed as a circular form intersecting with a rectilinear or square form, a series of concentric rings or an intersection of related vertices. I use these formats as metaphorical platforms to explore metaphysical themes relating to geological time versus human history, order versus chaos, and humans versus nature. I draw no conclusions, but simply attempt to describe visually the intersection of those concepts. These intersections are the conceptual foundation for all of my work.