Sculptures

Abstackt

Using my personal experiences from working with a child with autism, i created the ceramic series Abstackt. The part of the disorder that provided inspiration for my sculptures came from the stimming activity of stacking. Stimming is defined as a repetitive self-stimulating behavior used to either manage emotions or separate oneself from their surroundings. By using my hands and the slab-work technique, i focused on replicating the feelings of deep concentration and focus noted in individuals with autism, while also incorporating my personal interest of Modern Abstract art and architecture.