The tension between visibility and recognition always reverberates in a monument's construction. My work often deals with the interaction between region and trauma in a similar manner. As communities become increasingly shaped by the rapid manipulation of their environments, artmaking provides new monuments for navigating those spaces. I want to explore the porosity of the body in these settings. On the one hand I work to locate things which are not readily apparent or visible within a setting. But in the other sense my artworks often address issues which are well documented by other channels. For an artwork, however, its means of positioning itself within a space is as much defined by its setting as it is the material conditions which construct the environment itself. In this way the tension between what is visible and what is acknowledged becomes foregrounded.