Sunday, May 1, 2011
"Society has always been seen in its buildings and constructions. Inevitably, we are situated within these spaces which compose all of our lives but which also divide and confine us to our own interiors. Utilizing the introspection inherent to self-portraiture and meta-fiction, I navigate these structures in order to map the psychology of space we all share and partake in. By framing the self within architecture, I ultimately explore how individuals begin to define themself throughout surrounding social structures. In the end, we choose only pathways established before us but, among concrete passages, art is also able to, subversively, manifest the soul."
Thomas Cummins was born in San Antonio, Texas, where he currently lives and works. His writing also appears in “Notes on Art.” More of his work can be seen at http://thomascummins.com/