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March 29, 2014 to April 26, 2014


I am continually interested in exploring and examining Man's relationship to the Machine. By investigating the overlap between emerging technologies and current social issues, I encourage my audience to reflect on their own relationship to the Machine.

With Skydancer, I am responding to the burgeoning culture of the Drone and the reality of the 'eye in the sky'. By using patch working and textiles as my primary media, I hope to evoke the human hand amidst this heavily digitalized and developing culture. Functioning as a hypothetical distraction in the near future from the surveillance above, Skydancer's simple human form is intended to create a glitch in the visual perception of the Machine.

- Travis Beardsley