watercolor
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink
social beings, contact point, hot heat, attraction, repulsion, operating within the constraints of identity, trying to touch together from the thing that lies beneath it to pretend it's not there, but it is, right there, and there you are, trapped within it.
2016
watercolor, ink
11x14in

completed during residency at The Yards Rochester
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink, parchment paper
look, i even decorated it this time, so it's real nice for the visitors. and then beneath it, yeah, a little bit of color to shine through, so it looks authentic.
2016
watercolor, ink, parchment paper
11x14in

completed during residency at The Yards Rochester
piece featured in third issue of Art House Press
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink
well, okay, so this time i tried to eat it. to reverse the roles, pretend that i can control it, that i can hold power over it (when you and i both know that if it's even there, it holds its power inevitably over me).
2016
watercolor, ink
9x12in.

completed during residency at The Yards Rochester
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink
alright, so i've learned how to slip through it like air, but it always circles back on itself. right when i think i'm out of it, it's been the framework for my new weaving the entire time.
2016
watercolor, ink
11x14in

completed during residency at The Yards Rochester
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink
this time it laughs at me; i've almost gotten away, and instead it sits knowingly. to even talk about keeps it in existence. it knows this.
2016
watercolor, ink
11x14in

completed during residency at The Yards Rochester
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink
i've cleaned it up, i'm sleeping, right on its back, but lazily. i have no use in trying to dismantle it. i lie heavy on its plane, effortless, in hopes of escaping from here eventually.
2016
watercolor, ink
9x12in

completed during residency at The Yards Rochester
a.mockbee ○ watercolor watercolor, ink
on burning things in sinks
2016
watercolor, ink
6x8in

for cover of Clayton Pitcher's poetry chapbook of the same title