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November 16, 2012 - January 18, 2013

9 week interval (Al/Bi/C/Ga/Fe/Na)

Jeff Williams

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9 week interval (Al/Bi/C/Ga/Fe/Na)
Al/Ga (detail)

Al/Ga (detail)  Jeff Williams | 2012 | aluminum, gallium, plexiglass, video projection | courtesy of the artist

Al/Ga

Al/Ga  Jeff Williams | 2012 | aluminum, gallium, plexiglass, video projection | courtesy of the artist

Column

Column  Jeff Williams | 2012 | steel, all-thread, hardware | courtesy of the artist

Untitled

Untitled  Jeff Williams | 2012 | steel, all-thread, hardware | courtesy of the artist

Photo Catalogue

Williams' sculptural work brings together architecture, photography, and video to interrogate the relationships between object and image. Williams' work ceases to be seen as groupings of static materials, but rather objects that in process-vibrating at the atomic level, decaying, melting, oxidizing, shifting, crushing and being crushed.

Transformation is generated through activating the materials used in his sculptures with physical forces and chemical elements. Chemistry and physics oscillate between additive or subtractive processes, building upon or decomposing a given material. In addition, these reactive processes address the geographical and architectural history of the exhibition site, drawing attention to the elements that change and sculpt our built environment.

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About the Artist

Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. He studied at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and received his BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design (1998) and his MFA from Syracuse University (2002). From 2006-2008 Williams was a fellow and... go to artist page

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