Using materials harvested from frequently overlooked desert debris, Mayme Kratz's 3-dimensional forms highlight the interconnectedness of nature and space and the creative spirit. By assigning a soulful presence and sense of importance to matter most frequently overlooked, she speaks to the poet in us and causes us to reconsider what it means to pause and pay attention.
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From Odyssey Film, LLC
Mayme Kratz, an Arizona based artist, is a collector of biological odds and ends, materials harvested from frequently overlooked desert debris. Her cast resin sculptures highlight the interconnectedness of nature and space and the creative spirit, as if Kratz has fostered a three-dimensional language to express the crucial elements of poetry. Addressing her process of making art, the doc presents how this artist’s delving into the particular suggests a better understanding of the universal through an examination of light, color and form.