With Wings of Steel
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The artist writes "there is an incontrovertible similarity between the mass of information accessible to an individual and the rough chaos of a pile of scrap steel. No matter how it is arranged, there always seems to be chaos or confusion in life. However, there is some sense to be made, if not in the problems and madness then surely in the response. The key to a triumphant stance is the ability to use the chaos itself; by finding something comprehensible within the problem, one can figure a way to see the most applicable response. The piece is built from order to asymmetry. It is grounded on the order of a cube but moving up the body each part is off center or angles away from the previous element. This progression from unremarkable order into asymmetrical beauty holds together the narrative point, that the winged figure uses a disorder to achieve her freedom and power. The figure's body and weapons are held in not only a victorious position, but also one with anticipation of the next challenge, inevitable as it is. Above all else, this winged figure holds an essence of human capability and steeled resolution."