In Caylus, France in the winter of 2013, I plucked a pheasant provided by  Aux Delices de Caylus , without instruction, documenting the awkwardness with which I enacted this (historically) common culinary process. The gesture has formed the basis of my drawings since. It is the first in what I hope will be an ongoing project wherein the performance of a historic process initiates a drawing gesture.

In Caylus, France in the winter of 2013, I plucked a pheasant provided by Aux Delices de Caylus, without instruction, documenting the awkwardness with which I enacted this (historically) common culinary process. The gesture has formed the basis of my drawings since. It is the first in what I hope will be an ongoing project wherein the performance of a historic process initiates a drawing gesture.

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 First plucked, then sorted. Those poorly plucked (broken or attached to torn flesh) were photographed in macro.   warm with their scent,  2017 photography, archival pigment print, edition of five 13 x 18 in

First plucked, then sorted. Those poorly plucked (broken or attached to torn flesh) were photographed in macro.

warm with their scent, 2017
photography, archival pigment print, edition of five
13 x 18 in

  warm with their scent,  2017 photography, archival pigment print, edition of five 13 x 18 in

warm with their scent, 2017
photography, archival pigment print, edition of five
13 x 18 in

  flesh,  2017 photography, archival pigment print, edition of three 24 x 32 in

flesh, 2017
photography, archival pigment print, edition of three
24 x 32 in

 performance, White Rabbits Artist Residency ,  2014

performance, White Rabbits Artist Residency, 2014

 In Caylus, France in the winter of 2013, I plucked a pheasant provided by  Aux Delices de Caylus , without instruction, documenting the awkwardness with which I enacted this (historically) common culinary process. The gesture has formed the basis of my drawings since. It is the first in what I hope will be an ongoing project wherein the performance of a historic process initiates a drawing gesture.
03KBPlucking2013.JPG
 First plucked, then sorted. Those poorly plucked (broken or attached to torn flesh) were photographed in macro.   warm with their scent,  2017 photography, archival pigment print, edition of five 13 x 18 in
  warm with their scent,  2017 photography, archival pigment print, edition of five 13 x 18 in
  flesh,  2017 photography, archival pigment print, edition of three 24 x 32 in
 performance, White Rabbits Artist Residency ,  2014

In Caylus, France in the winter of 2013, I plucked a pheasant provided by Aux Delices de Caylus, without instruction, documenting the awkwardness with which I enacted this (historically) common culinary process. The gesture has formed the basis of my drawings since. It is the first in what I hope will be an ongoing project wherein the performance of a historic process initiates a drawing gesture.

First plucked, then sorted. Those poorly plucked (broken or attached to torn flesh) were photographed in macro.

warm with their scent, 2017
photography, archival pigment print, edition of five
13 x 18 in

warm with their scent, 2017
photography, archival pigment print, edition of five
13 x 18 in

flesh, 2017
photography, archival pigment print, edition of three
24 x 32 in

performance, White Rabbits Artist Residency, 2014

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