Promising Objects is a series of interactive objects that was exhibited for the first time at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, in Lethbridge, Alberta. Works in the installation also include selective pieces from You and I: Methods and Embodiments for One Tuning-Fork-Like Apparatus or More, first exhibited at York University, Toronto, Ontario. The images that appear in this gallery are from the Lethbridge exhibition. Image credits: University of Lethbridge Art Gallery.
An installation shot from the gallery entrance. Pictured on the left is two of five works that are titled Sound Producing Means and Methods for Amplifying the Same. Pictured on the right towards the back of the gallery is You and I: Methods and Embodiments for One Tuning-Fork-Like Apparatus or More. Both works are accompanied by a series of metaphorical instructional drawings.
Part of the larger umbrella project, Promising Objects, this series of carved cedar objects with the accompanying digital prints are titled Agreeable Objects (after Giacometti). There are three pictured here, and the series is now at six sculptures.
Detail of one of the drawings in the diptych that is installed proximate to the Agreeable Objects series.
Pictured here is Prototype E (one of five in total) with its accompanying gourd amplifier.
On the left is Prototype A of Sound Producing Means and Method for Amplifying the Same, while pictured on the wall is Racket with its corresponding metaphorical instructional drawings.
Prototype C is on the left against the wall, while Prototype B is in the foreground.
Detail from the series of metaphorical instructional drawings.