Installation view from Paper Dagger, group show curated by Jonathan Bagby at Tropical Contemporary, Eugene, OR, January 2020

The "Mains Hum" is an idiomatic expression that references the discernible low-thrum of flowing AC electricity, which by design is constantly changing directions and contingent on its usages and consumption within the grid.  Often traveling through layers of opacity and infrastructure, these undulations of power are hearable and knowable, but never visible.

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