Theater of Memory

"Theater Of Memory/Secret of Shadows." Cast and fabricated bronze, cast, fused and silk-screened glass, architectural elements (doors, benches, windows) video projections and electronics. 16'x16'x16' This project was based on the "Ars Memoriae" a system of mental architecture that allowed the ancients to create epic literary works, before the invention of writing. The system involved creating an ordered mental place such as a house or garden and storing memories within the architectural details of the place. Theater of Memory combines sculpture, artist’s books, architectural elements and video projections to enfold the viewer in a layered and constantly changing environment Viewers were encouraged to move about the space.

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