In “Kept,” a woman’s silhouetted figure sweeps chaotically inside a letterbox. The images pour downward from a kitchen cabinet landing perfectly winthin the boundaries of the box on the table below. As if pushed aside by her actions, piles of letter fragments line the edges of the box, threatening to slip back to the center should she stop sweeping. Like a housekeeper fighting the law of entropy, she temporarily delays the encroaching mess and the horror of its discovery.
Mixed media: cabinet, coffee table, stationery box, film, light, lens, mirrors, steel, motor, vinyl record, velvet, 72 × 48 × 24 inches.