Marcus Stevenson : capstone
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My approach to making is to adapt, collage, and re-contextualize imagery and objects which helped to form my worldview. Using woodworking techniques, I combine recycled objects, marbles, electric motors, found and bought hardware, and all kinds of mechanical arrangements to create tension between tradition and the novelty. For example, my 'Lectric Tricycle Drones consist of a simple motor circuit in combination with wheels and a monorail system. The name of the work evokes the new wave of hi-tech, autonomous vehicles, but the wooden construction, finish quality, and lack of utilitarian purpose ...