Slump/Crawl

December 09, 2014

Slump/Crawl
17’x14’x4’
Cedar, Pine, Ash, Wax, Fiberglass, Carbon
2014

Juxtaposing large sweeps and an expansive reach with a floundering stance, this piece questions concepts of beauty, strength, and control.

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Reach

Reach
41”x22.5”x62.25”
Branch, Ash, Carbon Fiber
2014

Previously truncated and cast aside, Reach proposes the prospect of returning – to the past, to ones home – blurring the line between fantasy and reality.

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Pierced

Pierced
44”x28”x38”
Steel, Plaster, Fiberglass
2013

With its reference to the classic reclining female nude, Pierced draws attention to its more upright and aggressively provocative pose – a possibly compromising display.

THOR_OREN_BFA14_4 copy

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Reclining Figure

Reclining Figure
100”x35”x47.5”
Steel, Fabric, Wire
2013

Taking inspiration from the archetypal reclining pose and the female body, this piece focuses on notions of disguise, self-image and representation, and seduction.

THOR_OREN_BFA14_1 copy

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Constraint

Constraint (Shelter/Shackles)
50”x25”x35”
Ash, Plaster, Fiberglass
2014

Structural elements become confining bands in this seeming symbiosis.

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Active Pedestal

April 13, 2013

Active Pedestal
Wax, MDF, Steel
2013

Proactive Pedestal (detail), 2013

Proactive Pedestal (detail), 2013

Proactive Pedestal (detail), 2013

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Distressed Family Group

Distressed Family Group
Steel, Fiberglass, Plaster, Soot, Handprint
2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group, 2013

Distressed Family Group (detail), 2013

Distressed Family Group (detail), 2013

Distressed Family Group (detail), 2013

Distressed Family Group (detail), 2013

Distressed Family Group (detail), 2013

Distressed Family Group (detail), 2013

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Snake Oil Masquerade

Snake Oil Masquerade
Steel, Walnut, Maple
2012

Snake Oil Masquerade, 2012

Snake Oil Masquerade (detail), 2012

Snake Oil Masquerade (detail), 2012

Snake Oil Masquerade (detail), 2012

Snake Oil Masquerade, 2012

Snake Oil Masquerade, 2012

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The Peripheral Side Table (The Disused)

December 21, 2012

The Peripheral Side Table (The Disused)
Forged and Welded Steel, Paper Pulp,
Maple, Muslin, Hardware
2012

The Peripheral Side Table (The Disused), 2012

The Peripheral Side Table (The Disused), 2012

The Peripheral Side Table (The Disused), 2012

The Peripheral Side Table (The Disused), 2012

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Untitled

Untitled
Forged, Wheeled, and Welded Steel
2013

Untitled, 2013

Untitled, 2013

Untitled (detail), 2013

Untitled (detail), 2013

Untitled (detail), 2013

Untitled (detail), 2013

Untitled (detail), 2013

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