Gestalt Bowl

The name of this piece refers to the performance of its ensemble – the ability of the bowls to act individually, or upon convergence of each individual part, to act as another diverse composition. It is a switch-play between states – each of which may, or may not be better suited for different functions. As the bowl, or bowls, do not favor one state over the other, there are different compositional elements at play which further challenge each arrangement, and influence the user’s desire to re-configure the piece into is “proper” configuration.  Ultimately, the subtle techniques at play ask whether the piece is a compilation of three smaller ones, or if it is singular object dividing itself into smaller pockets.