Kinszia Erickson : capstone
The artist's statement: I have always been fascinated by the reactions that can be elicited through art, and I strive to draw a reaction from my own viewers. Much of my previous work relied on morbid or repulsive materials in order to shock the viewer, such as ashes, blood, and spiders. Though this work elicited a strong response, it was intense but quickly faded. Currently, I am pursuing a new series of work, one that still compels my audience to react to these pieces, but in a way that lasts and challenges the way they think of these items. Instead of revulsion, I am looking to fill my ...