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Jason Peters (American, b. 1977)
Even in Darkness There is Light

3 1/2 gallon buckets, rope light

“The sculptural practice of Jason Peters combines the politics of the readymade with an intuitive process that takes the inherent character of the materials he employs to guide his construction strategies. Using ingenuity and superior craftsmanship, Peters succeeds in achieving his stated goal of ‘creating moments in time that cause people to contemplate or reconsider their values or ideas of time, space and objects.’” Peters has stated, “Philosophically, all objects are ‘becoming’ in a continuous process of birth and death, because nothing is permanent.”

-- Paul Brewer, independent curator and writer, from Jason Peters: The Space In-Between

Jason Peters (American, b.1977)
Dark Matter, 2006

1-gallon buckets
Jason Peters received his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1999. He has exhibited his work throughout the United States including d.u.m.b.o. arts center, Brooklyn; Museum of Visionary Art, Baltimore; and Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe. He creates sculptural installations out of found objects and discarded materials.  

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