…if the nose & claw of a big hammer could be hung from the ceiling of the space so that it seemed as though it was coming through the building to hit a giant nail embedded in the floor…..
… if one section of the installation was a series of small paintings all connected by a wire which carried an electrical current. One painting would have a switch, another a plug, another a speaker. Plug in the painting, turn on the switch in another, and two other paintings begin an audio conversation: “My father gave me this chisel when I was 13. My mother taught me to sew by hand first, then …..”
… a painting that’s wired with the sound of an air compressor, triggered to come on when someone comes within 5 feet of it…..
… record a cicada. record a skilsaw. Dig up data on construction site stress.
Paintings of: Shovel, axe, hammer, clamp, grinder (s), sledge, crowbar, drill bits & railroad spikes, technical and engineered drawings, blueprints & electrical drawings, forge stamps, handsaws, chisels…
hmmmm. Blog like a scratch pad.