Wishful Thinking utilizes traditional forging, installation, and audience participation to introduce a conversation about struggle and futile aspirations. The malleable strength of steel allows the forged wishbones to bend without breaking, documenting the struggle of an ambition. Numerous approaches to depicting a forged steel wishbone represent the variety of struggles and exertions that go into attempting to fulfill desire. The unyielding qualities of steel combined with the labor required in hand-forging create a coherence of materiality, process, and concept. Effort’s to push materials to their full potential cultivates a creative style that resonates the sincerity of my intent.

Best Of Luck
Best Of Luck

Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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Best Of Luck
Best Of Luck

Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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Best Of Luck
Best Of Luck

Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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Best Of Luck
Best Of Luck

Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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1,000 Wishes
1,000 Wishes

1,000 Forged steel wishbones Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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1,000 Wishes
1,000 Wishes

1,000 Forged steel wishbones Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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1,000 Wishes
1,000 Wishes

1,000 Forged steel wishbones Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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1,000 Wishes
1,000 Wishes

1,000 Forged steel wishbones Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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1,000 Wishes
1,000 Wishes

1,000 Forged steel wishbones Forged Steel, and Soot 2016

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