I use sculpture, performance, and installation to examine themes of identity, memory, loss, and perception. The theoretical basis of my work uses Louise Kaplan’s Fetishism Strategy to link the control of objects with Sigmund Freud’s observation of the Split-of-self. Feminine forms connected to my childhood are fetishized through the transformation of thread, clothing, patterns of lace, or clusters of flowers into intimate objects and spaces. This repetitive manipulation of the “fetishistic” object uncovers a fascination with contradictory concepts, which allows both fact and fantasy, acceptance and denial to exist side by side. Consistently my works examine what lies within and between the boundaries of protection and threat, isolation and intimacy, and subject and object.