Neither photographs nor computer altered photographs, these images document the performance of my hands and the object or objects I may be holding.
My hands are the actors and the scanner is their stage.
My hands may assume a static, inexpressive gesture and then move in an expressive way. The poses and the actions I take are captured and documented on my computer screen. As I continue to gesticulate during the scanning process, I distort the image I am creating.
Unlike computer manipulated images, which rely on software to manipulate and distort a still image, I am interacting with the scanning process to manipulate and distort how the scanner perceives my hands and/or
The images are realistic, distorted, expressive and often have a strong sculptural feel. Though these images may look like photographs, a moment in time captured on film or disc, they are actually many moments that are woven together, over time, line by line.