I should have handled things better, 2023

Stoneware, 10 inches tall

What if I make a big mistake? How long will it last?, 2023

Stoneware,10.5 inches tall

What is the purpose? What if I never know?, 2023

Stoneware, 6.5 inches tall

I Wish I Could Believe in God, 2002

Nickel-plated coins .8" each.

Custom minted coins to wish on.

Secrets, 2001

Digital prints of the sound patterns of my secrets.

My deepest, darkest personal secrets recorded into my computer and outputted them as sound bars.

How can I be sure?, 2000

Crying fountain: Forton MG, Fiberglass, lace, water, pump and salt. Life-size.

I cast myself (life cast) as a seemingly classic sculpture fitted with a concealed pump that enables the sculpture to cry.

Love Letter Series, 2000

Red ink and rose oil on bond paper embossed with roses. 6.5"x9".

Letters pictured read:
I have dreams about you all the time.
I wonder if I ever cross your mind.

I don't want to be alone,
but I don't want to be with you.

Target Series, 1998

Graphite and vinyl letters on Rives BFK paper, hung on a wooden armature 18" from the wall. 19"x25"x18"(from wall).

I composed written expressions of feelings that evoke a rage in me, applied these words to paper and shot them up with a 38 special.

Why do people suffer? Handkerchief Series, 1997

Embroidered and typed on handkerchiefs. 3 handkerchiefs per set. 11 sets. 9"x9".

I typed sad sentiments on handkerchiefs and paired them with the embroidered figure of a woman in mid swoon.

Graph Series, 1999

Digital printouts and video. Installation size variable.

Graphs generated using computers and biotechnology to describe aspects of my identity.

MRI of my brain.
Video of my Infrared/heat patterns.
The radiocarbon date of my baby tooth.
The hypervariable region of my mitochondrial DNA.
My optic nerves.
The sound pattern of my laugh.
A polygraph where my mother asked the questions.
The molecular weight of my tears.
Detail: the movement of the planets for the first 30 years of my life.
The sound pattern of my voice saying my name.
The positions of the planets at the exact time and place of my birth.
Video stills of my infrared/heat patterns.

NYC, Spring 1998

Video. 2 minutes 30 seconds.

Concealed microphone recording of comments by men on the street edited to video images of pigeon courtship postures.