Terra Firma, by Casey Hamilton from Biopresence OSU on Vimeo
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More often than not I find myself becoming overwhelmed with my life and all the commitments I have to dedicate my time towards. When I realize I am worrying about deadlines and rent, I forget that I am co-existing with all these different types of lifeforms around me. As I walk to my classes, I look at scampering squirrels looking for food, possibly starving and facing their own crisis. I see plants bursting through between cement blocks, striving towards any amount of sunlight.
With this piece, I create the experience of seeing inside these other worlds and work towards applying this level of curiosity and investigation to our own environments. Appreciating the small and intricate details in what we normally take for granted. By limiting the viewing possibilities, the keyhole creates a sense of wonder of the unknown in what cannot be seen.