adaptive radiation

is a concept in evolutionary science in which a pioneering organism enters an environment where it has little competition.   it reproduces profusely and differentiates rapidly and extensively, though never departs too dramatically from the original form.  christopher adams’ installation of ceramic sculptures in my new york space explores that concept.  hundreds of objects, related but unique…

one wall, fourteen feet high and 22 feet wide is painted green and hung floor to ceiling and wall to wall.   it’s like living in a tide pool.

here’s what the work looks like in a domestic setting/scale.

the show will be up through the 29th of july.