Dad Mask / Tender Balls is a sculptural system through which the prioritization of the visual is disruptive through sound. The dad, your dad, my dad, a dad; the masculine is intimately and universally rendered in it’s fragile hilarity. Masculinity is a force field through which things that should be in motion become solid. In this piece, a dad mask from childhood is packaged and shipped across the country via air travel, thinly-skinned latex balls are animated via fans, and a uhaul truck mirrors vocalizations of sonic dissent through it’s metal membranes.

TRANSIENT EXHIBITION – November 2014

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The Transference Part 1 – Mailer from Dad. Sent from Pittsburgh, PA to Los Angeles, CA August 2014. Contained mask.

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The Transference Part 2 – Dad mask atrophied after shipping.

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The Score – Dad Mask Tender Balls 2014 – Digital Print of Dad wearing mask with email.

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The Transference Part 3 – Carcases of dueling balloons from The Transference System.

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