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Ritson Chris

I am from Hawaii, and currently live and works outside of Honolulu on the island of Oahu. My work serves to create dialogue with the environment and imagine new ways of interacting with nature. Through this task, I strive to elicit a different sort of art production that places value on natural systems and mankind’s ability to integrate positively with them. I create art that speaks to our cultural anxieties and relationships with nature, and analyze the myths and prerogatives specific to a psychology of the self. Drawing my materials from the natural detritus of my immediate surroundings, I aim to reconfigure the most elemental substances into objects and phenomena that elicit unique, temporal wonders.