Jason mehl june 1

Jason Mehl, "Spoor of the Anthropocene," CNC Plywood

Much like found objects that we used to remember—experiences, places, or events in our life—this body of work serves as a remnant or reminder of the past; but, also as a reference point or foundation for the present. Using the language of erosion, decay, growth processes, and the passage of time, this sculpture seems familiar, yet undefinable. Its ambiguous suggestions of nature serve as a meditative tool to remind us of what was, what is, and what is worth fighting for. But more than just a conduit for nostalgia, this is a reminder that the past wasn't perfect and we live in a dynamic world of change. One where we must continually push towards a better future personally, environmentally, and socially. Not just for ourselves, but for the generations to come, because there is nothing more irresponsible than to assume a future is guaranteed regardless of our current actions. 

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@Forsberg Iron Spring Park

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LandMark: Lakewood
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