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  Abacus Series , Installation view, 2012  I am interested in abacus' ability to act as a converter between ourselves and the enigmatic. An abacus can function as both a tool and a toy. In both scenarios, it serves as a demonstrative device that provides an opportunity for the viewer to learn on an experiential level through the physicality of the object.    

Abacus Series, Installation view, 2012

I am interested in abacus' ability to act as a converter between ourselves and the enigmatic. An abacus can function as both a tool and a toy. In both scenarios, it serves as a demonstrative device that provides an opportunity for the viewer to learn on an experiential level through the physicality of the object. 

 

  Scale Abacus , 2011, Clay and pigment, 6 x 11 x 5 in.

Scale Abacus, 2011, Clay and pigment, 6 x 11 x 5 in.

  Mobius Strip Abacus #1 , 2011, Clay and leather, 14 x 11 x 6 in.

Mobius Strip Abacus #1, 2011, Clay and leather, 14 x 11 x 6 in.

  Slider Abacus , 2012, Clay, glaze and rope, 2 x 17 x 8 in.

Slider Abacus, 2012, Clay, glaze and rope, 2 x 17 x 8 in.

  Flat Abacus , 2012, Clay, pigment and camping rope, 3 x 14 x 13 in.

Flat Abacus, 2012, Clay, pigment and camping rope, 3 x 14 x 13 in.

  Slide Rule Abacus , 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.

Slide Rule Abacus, 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.

  Slide Rule Abacus  (detail), 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.

Slide Rule Abacus (detail), 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.

  Hyperbolic Abacus , 2012, Clay, wood and rope, 8 x 16 x 9 in.

Hyperbolic Abacus, 2012, Clay, wood and rope, 8 x 16 x 9 in.

  Mobius Strip Abacus #2 , 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.

Mobius Strip Abacus #2, 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.

  Mobius Strip Abacus #2 , 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.

Mobius Strip Abacus #2, 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.

Abacus Series, Installation view, 2012

I am interested in abacus' ability to act as a converter between ourselves and the enigmatic. An abacus can function as both a tool and a toy. In both scenarios, it serves as a demonstrative device that provides an opportunity for the viewer to learn on an experiential level through the physicality of the object. 

 

Scale Abacus, 2011, Clay and pigment, 6 x 11 x 5 in.

Mobius Strip Abacus #1, 2011, Clay and leather, 14 x 11 x 6 in.

Slider Abacus, 2012, Clay, glaze and rope, 2 x 17 x 8 in.

Flat Abacus, 2012, Clay, pigment and camping rope, 3 x 14 x 13 in.

Slide Rule Abacus, 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.

Slide Rule Abacus (detail), 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.

Hyperbolic Abacus, 2012, Clay, wood and rope, 8 x 16 x 9 in.

Mobius Strip Abacus #2, 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.

Mobius Strip Abacus #2, 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.

  Abacus Series , Installation view, 2012  I am interested in abacus' ability to act as a converter between ourselves and the enigmatic. An abacus can function as both a tool and a toy. In both scenarios, it serves as a demonstrative device that provides an opportunity for the viewer to learn on an experiential level through the physicality of the object.    
  Scale Abacus , 2011, Clay and pigment, 6 x 11 x 5 in.
  Mobius Strip Abacus #1 , 2011, Clay and leather, 14 x 11 x 6 in.
  Slider Abacus , 2012, Clay, glaze and rope, 2 x 17 x 8 in.
  Flat Abacus , 2012, Clay, pigment and camping rope, 3 x 14 x 13 in.
  Slide Rule Abacus , 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.
  Slide Rule Abacus  (detail), 2011, Wood, clay and glaze, 2 x 61 x 7 in.
  Hyperbolic Abacus , 2012, Clay, wood and rope, 8 x 16 x 9 in.
  Mobius Strip Abacus #2 , 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.
  Mobius Strip Abacus #2 , 2012, Clay, metal, plastic and rope, 20 x 32 x 32 in.