the repetitive action of making a stack is satisfying in it’s manual labor, allowing us to control and order the chaos of a certain area or group, allows us to handle, organize and eliminate material, add structure, build and accrue, create verticality, appreciate on an intimate level the material and it’s tactility…getting lost in the layers, viewing the material on it’s side gives us a different perspective of a familiar material and allows us to appreciate the depth of the pile while the surface of the material is obscured, referencing architecture, construction, assembly, cell structure…

Author: lorraineglessner

I'm a mixed media artist, workshop instructor and former assistant professor at tyler school of art in Philadelphia, PA.

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