2015, Site-Responsive Installation (tape, pecans, cheesecloth dyed with red salt, found lumber), Collaboration with Danielle C. Wyckoff, Art.Downtown, unused store front on Division Ave, Grand Rapids, MI
The title for the installation comes from Becca J. R. Lachman's poem, "All Day I Let the House" in her book of poems, Other Acreage.
A collaboration between Danielle C. Wyckoff and Astrid Kaemmerling, this site-responsive installation investigates our shared, though separate tenuous relationships with our motherlands: Kaemmerling, from Germany, and Wyckoff from the American South.
Considering our spatial relationships, more specifically our love of places, the installation invites viewers into an environment of mixed materials and selected objects, urging viewers to grapple with the ambiguous line we face when we look historically and retrospectively at the places we call home.
The installation was a part of the exhibition No Place, curated by Amber Stout, Salvador Jiminez-Flores, and Danielle C. Wyckoff. It was exhibited for one night during the Avenue for the Arts' annual Art.Downtown.