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          We can not go on like this  We must gather the...










We can not go on like this

We must gather the threads of our
                                    unravelling  

Spin them into gold

And stitch what has been severed    
   
    Spirit to humanity    
   
    Humanity to spirit    
           
            and back again
       
            and again
       
            and again  
     
            and again

Until we materialize
 
As mended forms

Altogether bound
         
            to true nature
 
relentlessly hemmed in
       
            to one another.
SHAPESHFT began at the end of 2019 as a marketing...
SHAPESHFT began at the end of 2019 as a marketing project, initiated in a moment of fear and necessity. True to its name, this body of work has shifted and is taking on an altogether unanticipated but "aha, well now doesn't that make sense" form as it culminates.

SHAPESHFT has been a process.

And it is taking its final form as ... a response. An invitation. A starting point as we all wonder as humanity "where in the actual fuck do we go from here?"

We find our humanity. We return home to our spirits. We mend what has been severed. We assume forms that are more true to our nature and, in doing so, find others who have done the same. And move together to channel better ways of being from our imagination into this physical realm.
   The process began with intuitively approaching...



The process began with intuitively approaching multiple women+/femmes across the spectrum of lived experience, beliefs, held identities, etc. in Central Texas about involvement in the project. Out of those invites, 10 participants surfaced.
   I held interview conversations, mostly over zoom since...



I held interview conversations, mostly over zoom since it was mid pandemic at the onset of the project. From there I documented each individual in their chosen "real of it" - the rhythms, textures and routines of their every day life and work.
   From there the intention was to complete a project...



From there the intention was to complete a project with each participant and then bring those projects together for the final show. However, I moved this step to working on one project altogether which will debut in Salado, TX March 9, 2024.
This collection contains 1000+ images from these...
This collection contains 1000+ images from these beautiful lives. We're working together, each individual as they're able, to source, dismantle and then mend together fabric which will be assembled as sculptural figures. The images will then be projected onto the fabric to represent the beauty that is possible when we go about the necessary mending of what has been severed - both individually and collectively. SHAPESHFT will debut in Salado, TX, March 9, 2024. Specific show location and details will be released 24 hours before the show opens on my Patreon platform or via email. You must be a VIEVEpatron or receive an invite from a participant to attend. And believe me, yes, I'm biased because I'm the artist initiating the work, this is not one to be missed. 
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