Kelsey Livingston’s artwork explores the concepts of ephemerality, and potential through a visual metaphor. She use birds and space imagery in a combination of printmaking processes to form anthropomorphic narrative imagery. 

She is interested in the relationship one has to their own mortality and place in the cosmos. She’s working through questions like: How does one deal with oblivion? Does the knowledge of death affect how one approaches new life, or the concept of potential? Each work is representative of a moment her life. The title of each piece is meant to hint at its message.

Influenced by writers like Carl Sagan, Gaston Bachelard, she looks to others who talk about phenomenology through the lenses of science and philosophy.

“Imperfect Growth” Distressed screenprint on paper, 2018.

“Imperfect Growth” Distressed screenprint on paper, 2018.