marc t. wise works in paint, sculpture, and language. This body of work explores notions of permeability and the subversion of material utility. Situated in a variety of contexts, the itinerant nature of both material and form seek to find a momentary home in situations of constant flux.
the availability of secret information, 2020, Video, 8:23 mins.
over our heads under our feet over our feet under our heads, 2019-2020, Tar paper, tarp, enamel, oil, charred plywood support, 37 x 25 in.
avulsion, 2019-2020, Charcoal, oil, ash on canvas, 69 x 58 in.
and then came a quiet, 2020, Concrete, cinderblocks, steel, rebar, marine rope, fiberglass screen, and clamp, dimensions variable.
oquirrh, 2020, Copper, oil, tar, canvas, 39 x 25 in.
useful narrative, 2020, Chainlink gate, steel, concrete, and tape measures, 56 x 43 in.
discerption, 2020, Graphite powder, oil, charcoal, ash, and dry pigment on canvas, 68 x 55 in.
skeletonizer, 2019-2020, Charcoal, oil, and ash on canvas, 69 x 58 in.
dextrous periscope, 2020, graphite powder, oil, and dirt on rubber, 83 x 65 in.
spirit village, 2020, Graphite powder, charcoal, and oil on canvas, 41 x 50 in.