Art for Advent 2019
art for advent 2019

Christy Bailey

My work is concerned with interpreting and remixing familiar spaces, objects, stories, and rituals. I create poetry out of common things, repurposing and repositioning the everyday to make new meanings using regimen, ritual, and shards of common language. I shift between an examination of the psychology of space and the presence of everyday objects to the body and its regimens. I find inspiration in the histories of inhabited spaces and view household items as intimate witnesses to our lives and imbue them with presence. I am interested in creating humor and tension by recreating objects that are no longer functional household conveniences, and daily regimens that never end.