November 13th – 26th, 2014
Consisting of wires that together form a fragile web, the piece converts the gallery space into a schema of the human mind. The threads have an ethereal quality but together take on a meaningful form. Created by the placement of the wires, this unique formation guides visitors’ movement through the gallery, just as an individual’s actions are determined by their own beliefs and experiences.
Laura Thomas is Visual Arts and Psychology student at Rice University. These fields often combine in her work, which deals with creating visual representations of mental processes and emotions. Primarily known as a painter and illustrator, she has begun experimenting with three-dimensional works in order to capture the complex multifaceted structures of the human brain.