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Printing on shimmering aluminum and encased in a veneer of resin, these pieces resemble trompe l'oeil slabs of ice, printed at 100% of their actual size.

Taken at the edge of the street where debris lies buried in slush, or in a shallow pool riven by fractures, these images look like archealogical slices. You can peer into the layers and make out crumbled leaves, stones, wrappers, and even a few handwritten notes. A miniature landscape is revealed.

"Slices" is all about decay and transition. For a few months in late winter and early spring, water and earth and pavement merge and undergo an almost alchemical transition. These photographs capture—and freeze—a few of those moments.

Mixed media on aluminum, 16" x 20".