A dichotomy is a binary redundancy that can be reduced to a grid.
A tree is a unit in a process of perpetual branching.
Lewis Carol tells us a portmanteau is two meanings packed in one word.
Dichonotree is a portmanteau of both its literal meaning as a coat rack, an article of furniture on which to hang preconceived notions and a living, bifurcating force of growth and novelty.
Alice moves in a dyslexic wonderland; her verbal misprisions are the mimetic mistakes coining new meaning at the root of language. Synesthesia distorts her perception yet her confusion sparks striking associations, in a scrambled logic of inter-conjugating phenomena.
Found and repurposed objects; Wood; Foam; Plaster; Dried moss; Led lights; Paint.
Approx. 86" high x 36" wide x 48" deep.
A Rationalist and a Vitalist take a stroll
as Humpty Dumpty has a fall,
The root of an iconic coat-tree
dons the hand of duality.