Taylor Simone

Artist, Designer, Writer

Series: Pieces, 2021

The series pieces is part of a larger body of work titled, Gardens of Grief in which I explore grief as a continuum. I lean into this constant fragmentation as a place of triumph, rebirth, and space for ancestral knowledge to pour through.

(24 x 36 in)

Series: Ritual One of Being, 2019

Ritual One of Being is a series that explores the ways digital abstraction can capture both the psychical and meta psychical components of process through documentation.

(18 x 24 in)

Series: Undig Undug, 2019

This series explores the idea of interpersonal change due to trauma. Specifically, the tension during processes of grief thats is produced by searching for self that sits as precursor to traumatic events. It shows a journey of acceeptance of change. 

(18 x 24 in)

Series: Reclaimed Gunne, 2019

A material exploration of burlap and its relation to the antebellum south. I was interested in reclamation and gestures of resistance through the repurposing of this fabric. This repurposing amplified by the ancestral understandings of resilience and fortitude. Images are digital & include excerpts of personal writing.

(18 x 24 in)

Series: Alternate Time, 2019

An exploration of binaries relation to time. This series questions what is seen and unseen in our understanding of past, present, and future. Mixes of analog and digital collaging can be seen throughout the work.

(18 x 24 in)

Series: Excerpts, 2019

This series was created by overlaying writing, typography, image, and video website that I coded. Over the course of three months,
I updated the until the scroll felt infinite. This series explored control and the idea of unlearning as a liberatory practice.
The posters are artifacts of that collapse, creating conversations around time, material, and self. These are digital collages.

(18 x 24 in)

Ways to Destroy Myself: Artifacts, 2018

(6 in x 6in)