Cosmic Cavers is an immersive installation occurring in multiple iterations, presented in the photographic medium. A Cosmic Cave can be built anywhere, and Cosmic Cavers are those who encounter the space. Cosmic Caves are built out of simple materials, something as basic as chicken wire covered in soft fabric. I also make cotton masks inspired by forms found in nature for each participant to put on upon entering the cave. The work is about dynamic interactions and trivial encounters. Ordinary meets extraordinary, and simple gestures are displaced into a bizarre and otherworldly context. During the night Cosmic Cavers open unto chaos and extremes, they embrace destruction, violence, anger and madness. When the sun comes up, they are blessed with ordinary boredom. Ultimately, Cosmic Cavers offers a timeless dream space, a malleable emotional outward bound, each viewer creates their own experience.









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