performance-furnace tableau, 60 ft. (18.2 m) long, steel, ceramic
fiber blanket, sheet metal, propane tanks,
sand, soda ash, ISC Confernce, Oakland, CA, 1982.
Middle: night firing
Right: kiln removed,
supporting sand excavated from beneath fused "Black Orchid" kiln
Exploration of a poetic and integrated relationship between the instrument of change (kiln) and what is changed (interior work). The kiln's structure was developed from the form of the interior, Black Orchid, image.