Scott Cantrell

Region: Northeast


City / State: Landisville, PA

 By means of common artistic tools, I attempt to provide a home for the concept of memory within a seemingly practical context. Yet I am always reminded that memory is fleeting and that it is completely individual. My work has been a constellation of visual to conceptual analogies: accepting death as part of life, recognizing our place as a subject in history, and understanding the past as a living and changing concept. Driven by the fundamental fear of forgetting, ultimately a fear of death, my work is part of a grieving process, personal and historical, that seeks some kind of resolution. Nevertheless, the overlying intent is to present an apparatus that can encourage acceptance of our mortality within our seemingly ceaseless reality.