Recent Work: Altar/Alter at the Museum of Modern Art

Altar/Alter: A Ritual of Mythos

Participatory Installation featuring ropes, bedsheets, horse hair, alligator and pheasant carcasses, night gown, wedding veil, and other items.

Installed at the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)

Altar/Alter: A Ritual of Mythos is a participatory, site-specific installation that was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY) on September 10, 2016.  Audience members were directed to a table where they were prompted to write in a book one word that represented a personal myth or secret.  Afterwards, each participant selected one red rose from a pile of nine hundred and made a choice: either let go of their personal myth by casting the rose into the altar or holding on to their confession by keeping the rose with them during the entire night as they walked around the museum viewing other exhibitions.  The volume of roses seen moving about the museum in the hands of Altar/Alter participants made visible the volume of myths we create and secrets we hold every day during our public and private interactions.