Installation at Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles
Summary: In 2017, 244 people died in car crashes in the city of Los Angeles. In June of that year, Dodge was fortunate to survive being sandwiched between two cars in a multi-vehicle pileup on the 101. During a month-long residency at Shoebox Projects in downtown LA, Dodge explored the moment of clarity that she and many others realize after a crash or traumatic incident. The installation took visitors on a journey that started with walking though spinning soft sculptures shaped like car parts, two videos that represented road trips and split-second decision-making, and static sculptures created from salvaged windshields.
Materials: Salvaged car windshields, fabric, disco-ball motors, vintage television, videos, paint, glitter.