Groundcover installation

During her 2012 residency at Recology, Karrie Hovey made works which addressed the compulsion of humans to alter the landscape, while also exploring her own interest in multiples and variations within multiple forms. Working with the term groundcover, she created art pieces that literally covered the ground (in this case the floor of the studio), and which suggested landscapes viewed from the air, and the technological and terrestrial manipulations implicit in their design.

Karrie Hovey

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The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is a one-of-a-kind program established in 1990 to encourage the conservation of natural resources and instill a greater appreciation for the environment and art in children and adults. Artists work for four months in studio space on site, use materials recovered from the Public Disposal and Recycling Area, and speak to students and the general public. Over the last twenty-five years, more than 100 professional artists and twenty student artists have ...

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