is an artist’s attempt to discover why we no longer pursue play as we grow older. Children prioritize play over all else, oftentimes completing productive tasks only when it becomes an obstacle to play. Adults do the opposite and will turn playful tasks into productive ones. Take the creation of art for example; undoubtedly creating art for a child would be considered play. For adults however, art is often created to convey a message to the viewer. recess!!
is a portal into what creativity looks like when pursuing unadulterated play: no plan, no blueprints, no message, no end. To simply make for the sake of making, guided by the intuitive lostness that comes with unconstrained creation. recess!!
asks the audience to revisit play as a priority and to feel good instead of guilt when taking the time to play.