Joshua Kochis

Through my study abroad experience in Ireland, I was able to discover the intimate proximity of the history that is literally buried beneath our feet. For the first time, geology became a platform for artistic expression, building upon my past interest in rock formations for their tactile and visual qualities. I discovered a way of seeing and engaging with my surroundings, a method of making and writing that I’d developed throughout my undergraduate education, now brought into a new level of clarity and focus.

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