A green plastic watering can
For a fake chinese rubber plant
In the fake plastic earth
That she bought from a rubber man
In a town full of rubber plans
To get rid of itself
from Radiohead’s Fake Plastic Trees
Deb Todd Wheeler’s (2003 MCC Sculpture/Installation Fellow) recent work explores blown film polyethylene otherwise know as plastic. One thing is for sure, Deb’s work is definitely for real. Let’s dive in and see what she’s up to.
What are you currently reading? Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall? Fall. (Bonus art treat: check out Deb’s Snail video piece from September 27, 2009 — She recorded the sounds and movements of a group of snails as they organized themselves into a fall ritual rarely seen.)
What do you listen to while you create? Alexi Merdoch.
Do you live with any animals? A rabbit.
What artists’ work do you admire most but create nothing like? Pippolotti Rist.
If forced to choose, would you be an eraser or a permanent magic marker? An eraser.
The unauthorized biography of your life is titled: What The (bleep) is She Doing??
Decide for yourself and check out BLEW: recent works by Deb Todd Wheeler
at the Miller Block Gallery, 38 Newbury Street, Boston, MA.
Opening Reception: May 27th from 6-8pm
Exhibition Dates: May 21-June 26, 2010
Image credit: All images courtesy of Deb Todd Wheeler
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