Intentional Ambiguity

Intentional ambiguity feels very different than detailed certainly. Where room is given by one to openly question what’s been presented, the other’s tendency is to confine with statements. In wavering between the two stances from one drawing to the next, the drawings that attract my attention are the former. My preference leans towards a bit of dither in the details and embracing the transformation of shadow into flat fields of valued lines and stokes of black.

Creating an internal space for the viewer to move around inside is integral to most works, but it feels important to trust the viewer to freely fit their own ideas into the framework of what’s been presented.

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