A SYMPHONY OF SONGS SUNG YESTERDAY

A new needle must be used every time that you play a song on a victrola talking machine.  Each needle displayed on the turntable platter represents a song that was played in the past.  

De-upholstery of antique furniture reveals

many layers of information, and DNA.

Sharp nails line the sides of delicate fabrics.  The seat is situated in a column of consciousness and time.  This creates a deep intimate connection for a single viewer both with these objects and their own personal relationship with genetic-harmonic history.

The driftwood of an 19th century cedar fence post on driftwood base with original, rusted barbed wire.  The patina of this fencepost evokes memories of the American South.  The broken fence serves as a beacon of freedom.

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