The objects in this series are tools that have dualistic purpose in American identity. It explores how history is malleable, how nostalgia can skew our judgment, and how the unresolved issues of our past can have a profound impact on our future – the suspended animation of ideas within our social architecture.

(Suspended) Scythe, 2016
Scythe, copper rod
45 x 12 x 62 inches

(Suspended) Flint-lock rifle, 2016
Flint-lock rifle, copper rod
33 x 5 x 70 inches

(Suspended) Slugger, 2016
Louisville Slugger, copper rod
31 x 3 x 31 inches