in the time it takes
receiver gallery, sf
9.6.07 - 10.26.07

writing over numbers (the days i’ve been alive (9,281) in 1084 minutes). 2007.
pen and ink on paper. the numbers “1” through “9,281” written consecutively from left to right, top to bottom.

 

to die averagely (in 22, 307 days). 2007.
pen and ink on paper. tally of days i have until i am expected to die based on the average of several average life expectancies for a korean female born in the U.S. in 1982

 

encountering the edge.
thread, paper, glue. dried glue puddles hand-stitched together, hand-stitched onto paper, hand stitching continued throughout paper.

 

a deafening thought.
tips of q-tips, pen and ink on paper. decapitated q-tip heads, sliced, glued over pen and ink text on paper.

 

a long awaited (circles 1)
pen and ink on paper cut out, glued on paper. more pen and ink on paper.

 

in the in between (circles 2).
pen and ink on paper cut out, glued on paper.

 

is moving on.
thread, paper. hand-stitched paper, sent as postcard, returned.

 

goes both ways (and only so far).
pen and ink on paper. lines originating from bottom edge move upward. lines originating from top edge move downward. ink splatters cut out, displaced, reattached.

 

it was the impact that killed me.
pen and ink on paper. text from a deafening thought written backwards, sporadically and randomly over photocopied text from a deafening thought.

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