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Bridget Beck’s practice consists of large scale sculptural installations and drawings that rely heavily on the connection between site, community, communication and materials. Beck describes her work as a “constant communication with the viewer. This conversation posits drudgery and play in a cosmology of opposites.” Beck will be constructing new sculptures entitled Portland Carts made from the salvaged sections of older discarded works. After the exhibition, Portland Carts will act as crates transporting Beck’s life and studio from Los Angeles to Portland, giving a third life to the original scavenged parts. “Because my work is the journey and the ship, as the traveler I keep asking myself…what is land, what is sky and what of this voyage is missing?” Beck connects with the imagination of communities, constructing impossible structures that function outside of the confines of functional architecture, guiding communities through a fog of misunderstanding and miscommunication.