sculpture
installations
public art
murals
vessels
photographs


gallery/museum
Consumption
To Sea
On Thin Ice
Vigil
Surveillance Chapel
Inside out
E=MC2
Wishing Well
Convergence
Nuclear Home
Dwell

performance sets
Chamber Music
Holding Patterns
Gym Transit

park / landscape
Revelation Surveillance
Revised Revision
Reverse Revision
Dwell, 198l.
Helen Shlien Gallery,
Boston, MA.
wood, mirror, scrim, screen, plexiglass, paper.
12' x 32' x 34'


 
           
 
excerpt from review by Kenneth Baker:
     The critic's problem with Selvage's piece is in describing it. A complex network of mirrors, doorways, screens, and opaque and translucent panels, the installation is so complex visually that you have to spend some time even to be sure you've seen it all. What at first looks like a solid surface may reveal itself to be a reflection.... There is a powerful archiectural aspect, but the work is more engaging than any architecture I can think of...

excerpt from review by David Joselit:
     Substantive architectural elements were divided into veil-like layers, as thin and well-fitting as successive skins of an onion. The space was sensuous: it felt less like architecture that the inside of a warm body. Selvage "humanizes" the architectural elements of the home by creating the atmosphere of the body - the house as body...