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Amy Smith Garofano

Lattice Box

2011, Acrylic, paper, museum board, 14"w x 108"h x 5"d (designed vertically)

I am interested in perception and visual phenomena. With this piece I wanted to play with perspective and subtly exaggerate the compression that happens in
our peripheral vision. Meant to touch both the floor and wall, this piece exploits art historical dichotomies of image/object and surface/structure. I hope that the scale of the piece makes the viewers aware of their bodies in space and responsive to the flicker between inside and outside surfaces that occurs when walking around it.

Amy Smith Garofano - Lattice Box

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