Originally from the Washington, DC area, Pamela received her BFA in 2012 from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. She has exhibited in Washington with organizations such as CulturalDC, Delicious Spectacle, Transformer, Civilian Art Projects and the Dupont Underground. She currently lives and works in Chicago where she has shown with Roman Susan Art Foundation and Wedge Projects while earning her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Through the lens of Perception Theory, my practice calls attention to the incredible influence of Late Stage Capitalism upon contemporary conceptions of the self in the US. I make site-conditioned, highly reduced abstract animations which uncover relationships between time, site and perception. Play is mobilized as a means of accessing my own unconscious belief systems. Emotions which arise from these systems are then transposed via light onto specificities of current place, transforming both past and present. In a culture, suffering from a strategic systemic denial of basic human and ecological needs, what does it mean to look, to feel?