Metamorphosis and ritual also inform Justin Rabideaus works. Assembled out of tools and photographic evidence, A Sense of Place
, memorializes the artists soil-raking performances. With customized implements, Rabideau proceeded to erase his footsteps while leaving marks that show his passage exactly. Like a farmer who steadfastly tills the land, the artist describes the direct impact of his relationship to the land on his outlook and sense of self.
John GayerArt Papers
, January/February 2007